Dingoes are native dogs that were feral thousands of years ago and run free in Australia. They can be found nearly all over the continent. Dingoes usually act shy and reserved towards people.
Picture #1: German shepherd dog / Picture #2: dingo on the beach, Fraser Island / Picture #3: wolf in Canada
Besides the kangaroo, the koala is the most common symbol of Australia. The koala is mistakenly called a bear because of its cute appearance. Koalas live on trees and preferably eat eucalyptus leaves.
Picture #1: maple leaves / Picture #2: eucalyptus leaves / Picture #3: birch leaves
The Great Barrier Reef extends over a fabulous length of over 2,300 kilometers and is almost as large as Switzerland. The archipelago is so vast that it can be seen from space with the naked eye.
Picture #1: map of Switzerland / Picture #2: map of the USA / Picture #3: map of Germany
Daintree National Park is located about 300 kilometers north of the Great Barrier Reef. Here in the tropical climate zone of Australia, the oldest rain forest in the world is situated. It is more than 135 million years old.
Picture #1: Around 5000 years ago the ancient Egyptians established an extraordinary and enduring civilisation / Picture #2: Dinosaurs lived between 230 and 65 million years ago, in a time known as the Mesozoic Era. / Picture #3: the Romans lived more than two and a half thousand years ago.