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Do you know which animal communicates using ‘phonic lips’?
Answer: Dolphins – they produce their sounds using ‘phonic lips’ just below their blowholes.
Did you know that the Green Tree Frog doesn’t need to drink as it can absorb moisture through its skin? Or that our native tree kangaroos have the amazing ability to leap to the ground from as high as 18 metres up a tree, without being hurt?
Nature is amazing in so many different ways. These are just some of the extraordinary traits found in our native creatures… but there are many, many more!
Test your nature know-how with our Great Big Nature Quiz! Packed full of fun facts to test your knowledge, it’s our way of sharing just how awesome nature really is. Find out which Aussie bird sounds just like a mobile phone, and which two animals are the only mammals in the world to lay eggs…