Australian animals Kangaroos, Koalas, and Platypuses are the three most known animals of Australia.
Crocodiles are cold blooded and have a body temperature similar to the surrounding air, land or water. The Kookaburra's rolling, laughing call is one of the best-known sounds in the animal world. The birds raise a wild chorus of crazy laughter as they go to roost in the treetops at dusk, and again wake everyone within hearing just as dawn breaks, so regularly that in the hinterlands of Australia they are know as the "bushman's clock." Wombats are large burrowing mammals found only in Australia.
Australian Food Vegemite is a thick dark spread for bread and toasts or used as a flavor to soups. It is extremely popular in Australia ever since the beginning of the 20th century. It is made from the yeast leftovers during the process of producing beer. It is also very nutritious and offers vitamins B1, B2 and Niacin.
<ul><li>Australia's 11 million square kilometer fishing zone is the third largest in the world and allows for bountiful access to seafood which significantly influences Australian cuisine. </li></ul>
The Australian Flag Sydney Harbor & Sydney Opera House
Housing The housing in Australia is very similar to the housing in the United States.
Cyclone Yasi Cyclone Yasi struck Australia on February 2, 2011
Australian Cattle Dogs Average life expectancy is about 12-15 years. Litter size is about 1-7 puppies. They weigh anywhere from 30-35 pounds.
Uggs The origins of the Ugg boot styles could be from either Australia or New Zealand. But Australia has claimed being the origin of the shoe.
Money- AUD The Australian dollar is equal to 1.2008 of the American dollar.
Australia Zoo The Australia Zoo is know as the home of the Crocodile Hunter. Located in Queensland Opened on June 3, 1970
Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef system in the world, with over 2,900 individual reefs, and 900 islands.
Clothing Here are some examples of modern day Australian clothing.
Canberra, Australia Canberra is the capital of Australia. Has a population of over 345,000 people.
Australian Idol Australian Idol is a singing competition just like American Idol.
Australian Slouch Hats A slouch hat is a wide-brimmed felt hat with a chinstrap most commonly worn as part of a military uniform.
Didgeridoo The Didgeridoo is a wind instrument made over 1,500 years ago.