What is Australia's most common marsupial?
Australia's most common marsupial is the kangaroo. Apart from the fact that the kangaroo family includes some 60 species, the three largest species still make up the most common marsupials. These three species are the Red kangaroo, eastern Grey kangaroo and Western Grey kangaroo.
The three most common native animals in Australia would be the three largest species of kangaroo - the Red kangaroo, eastern Grey and Western Grey. After kangaroos, the most common marsupial would easily be the brushtail possum. Contrary to what other contributors have said, the koala would not be considered one of the most common animals.
Marsupials are very common in Australia. Marsupials are the most common form of native mammal in Australia. They include: kangaroo wallaby wallaroo potoroo bettong bandicoot bilby cuscus numbat koala Tasmanian devil wombat possum (not related at all to the North American opossum) glider marsupial mice, including phascogale, kowari, ningaui, antechinus, dunnart kultarr quokka quoll marsupial mole
The marsupial frog is an unusual species in the world of amphibians. Marsupial frogs get their name from their distinctive breeding behaviors during which the females of the species carry offspring in pouches on their back. Once common throughout its range, the marsupial frog is now listed as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and populations are in decline in the face of growing environmental pressures. v