History & animals of Australia. HISTORY. The first human habitation begun about 42,000 to 50,000 years ago – (Nowadays they are called Aborigines). The indigenous Australians (Aborigines) were hunters and gatherers.
animals of Australia
Aborigines were amongst the oldest, most sustainable and most isolated cultures on Earth prior to European settlement beginning in 1788.
The written history of Australia began in 1606 (WillemJanszoon is credited with the first authenticated European discovery of Australia).
The fauna of Australia consists of a huge variety of strange and unique animals; some 83% of mammals, 89% of reptiles, 90% of fish and insects and 93% of amphibians that inhabit the continent are endemic to Australia.
The Little Penguin is the only species of penguinthat breeds on mainland Australia.
The Corroboree Frog is a notable member of the Myobotrachidae family.
The Saltwater crocodile is the largest species of crocodile in the world !
The spotted wobbegon is the largest wobbegong shark, reaching a lenght of 3,2m.
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Made by: Roger Tibar & Sten Meltsas, 8b, Haapsalu Wiedemanni Gümnaasium.