Our desert-dwelling rodents are truly remarkable, but the enormous nests of our native stick-nest rats are something else entirely.
Australia’s native rats and mice are as worthy of love and attention as the continent’s better-known marsupials.
The ecological value of the rakali is often under appreciated, but one young Tasmanian is looking to change that.
These arid-zone mammals are tougher than they look, surviving in some of Australia’s harshest conditions.
A review of existing research into 331 Australian mammal species has found ‘ugly’ rodents and bats are missing out on their fair share of attention.