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Sydney, it’s your time to shine, because this beautiful little frog has made its choice. Found nowhere else on Earth except a tiny pocket in the Sydney Basin, the red-crowned toadlet (Pseudophryne australis) is a rare sight to see, so it’s worth knowing what to look (and hear) for.
Many of us have dug our winter woollies out to cope with the chilly weeks ahead, but I’m going to bet that none of us have a coat as resplendent as this fluffy crab. And who among us can say we have a hat as cool as our fine friend here, who has fashioned a kicky little beret from a sponge.
If there’s one thing that both humans and fish can agree on, it’s that the tongue-eating louse sucks. Parasites are bad enough as it is, but one that attaches itself to various parts of the face is just plain rude.
It’s safe to say that no microscopic organism has captured hearts quite like the tardigrade, an adorable critter commonly known as the water bear.
Everything about the nursery frog is adorable. This tiny frog, which is barely more than a few centimetres long, is named for the fastidious care it gives to its offspring.
Like a miniature kangaroo with bite, the kultarr is one of Australia’s most fascinating carnivorous marsupials.