Australian Mammals - Sydney and the Blue Mountains

Australian Mammals - Sydney and the Blue Mountains

This page shows some mammals that can be found in the Sydney and Blue Mountains and other regions of Australia. Click on the pictures to show more information about each of the different mammals.

This section of the site is quite new and I will add more animals as I get around to it, and add more information about the mammals that are there already.

NOTE: The mammals are listed in order of size, from smallest to largest.

Black Rat
Rattus rattus

Size: 16-21 cm head and body, plus 18-26 cm tail


Black Rat - Rattus rattus

Koala NEW
Phascolarctos cinereus

Size: 65-82 cm

Koala - Phascolarctos cinereus

Tiger Quoll (Spot-tailed Quoll)
Dasyurus maculatus

Size: Head-to-body 35-75 cm, Tail 35-55 cm

Tiger Quoll (Spot-tailed Quoll) - Dasyurus maculatus

Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat NEW
Lasiorhinus latifrons

Size: Head-to-body 77-94 cm. Tail 2.5-6 cm.

Not in Sydney or the Blue Mountains

Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat - Lasiorhinus latifrons

Red Fox NEW
Vulpes vulpes

Size: Head to body: Males 61-74 cm, Females 57-67 cm. Tail: Males 36-45 cm, Females 38-43 cm


Red Fox - Vulpes vulpes

Common Wombat NEW
Vombatus ursinus

Size: Head-to-body 85-120 cm. Tail 2-3 cm.

Common Wombat - Vombatus ursinus

Swamp Wallaby
Wallabia bicolor

Size: Head-to-body: Males to 85 cm, females to 75 cm. Tail: Males to 73 cm, females to 73 cm.

Swamp Wallaby - Wallabia bicolor

See Also

Australian Fish
Australian Spiders and their Faces
Australian Birds
Australian Reptiles

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