The bobtail appears to have more common names than any other Australian animal, with each region it is found in having a different name for it!
Brush-Tail possums are nocturnal semi-arboreal marsupial. The large, gripping tail gives the species its name due to its thick, bushy appearance.
The sugar glider is a gliding possum – the latin name meaning ‘short-headed rope dancer’. They are native to eastern and northern mainland Australia and later introduced to Tasmania in 1835.
Tawny Frogmouths are commonly mistaken for an owl. They are not raptors though, lacking the strong feet and talons that characterise these birds of prey.
The brush-tailed bettong is a small marsupial from the kangaroo family. While their common name is ‘bettong’ they are more often referred to by their Noongar name of ‘woylie’, pronounced ‘woy-lee’.