The Australian outback. Map of Australia. climate. Australia is on the tropic of Capricorn. It rarely rains in Australia. In winter the temperature goes up to 24 degrees and in summer it goes up the 41 degrees Snow falls less than every ten years. Australian animals. The dingo.
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climate • Australia is on the tropic of Capricorn. • It rarely rains in Australia. • In winter the temperature goes up to 24 degrees and in summer it goes up the 41 degrees • Snow falls less than every ten years
The dingo • The Dingo is a wild Australian Dog . The live in underground dens near water and they are Australia's Largest predator
wombat • wombats found in south-eastern Australia, including Tasmania, as central Queensland. Their young develop I pouches like Kangaroos
kookaburra • Kookaburras are best known for their unmistakable call, which sounds uncannily like loud, echoing human laughter
Kangaroo paw • It is grown in the south west of western Australia and is covered in dense hairs
The gumtree • The kookaburra sits in the gumtree • The gumtree is most native to Australia but is also found in New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines
Sturts desert pea • It was named after English botanist Isaac Swainson.
Facts on Australia • Australia is the second driest inhabited continent on earth, the driest is Antarctica • Australia is the only continent without an active volcano • Aboriginal people who spoke around 250 languages. • The Kangaroo and the Emu were chosen to feature on the Australian Coat of Arms because they are incapable of walking backwards and therefore symbolise a nation moving forward. • There are 1500 species of Australian spiders
Environmental threats • Introduction of exotic species like cane toads, rabbits, willows, black striped mussels and red fire ants cause over grazing and they eat peoples plants. • coal mining is a big issue in north- east of Australia contributes to global warming. • Climate change is causing the sea levels to rise and global warming