List of Australian mammal emblems

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This is a list of Australian mammal emblems.

Area represented Image Common name Binomial nomenclature Ref.
Australia
Kangur.rudy.drs.jpg
Red Kangaroo (unofficial) Macropus rufus [1]
Australian Capital Territory
none
none
[2]
New South Wales
Platypus.jpg
Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus [3]
Northern Territory
Kangur.rudy.drs.jpg
Red Kangaroo Macropus rufus [4]
Queensland
Koala climbing tree.jpg
Koala Phascolarctos cinereus [5]
South Australia
Haarnasenwombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii).jpg
Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons [6]
Tasmania
Tasdevil large.jpg
Tasmanian Devil (unofficial) Sarcophilus harrisii [7]
Victoria
Leadbeater's Possum 01 Pengo.jpg
Leadbeater's possum Gymnobelideus leadbeateri [8]
Western Australia
Numbat.jpg
Numbat Myrmecobius fasciatus [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guidelines on the Use of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Archived from the original on 2007-08-28. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Flags and Emblems". Chief Minister's Department (ACT). Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  3. ^ "Image gallery - Platypus". Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  4. ^ "Official Symbols - Faunal Emblems". Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  5. ^ "The faunal emblem". Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 2007-08-29. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  6. ^ "Hairy Nosed Wombat". The Department of Premier and Cabinet - South Australia. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  7. ^ "Tasmanian State Emblems". Tasmanian Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  8. ^ "Leadbeater's Possum". Department of Premier and Cabinet - Victoria. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  9. ^ "The Animal Emblem of Western Australia". Department of the Premier and Cabinet (WA). Archived from the original on 2007-08-31. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 

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