List of Australian mammal emblems

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This is a list of Australian mammal emblems.

Area representedImageCommon name Binomial nomenclature Ref.
Red kangaroo (unofficial)Macropus rufus [1]
Australian Capital Territory N/AN/A [2]
New South Wales
Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus [3]
Northern Territory
Red kangaroo Macropus rufus [4]
Koala climbing tree.jpg
Koala Phascolarctos cinereus [5]
South Australia
Haarnasenwombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii).jpg
Southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons [6]
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Tasmanian devil Sarcophilus harrisii [7]
Leadbeater's Possum 01 Pengo.jpg
Leadbeater's possum Gymnobelideus leadbeateri [8]
Western Australia
Numbat Myrmecobius fasciatus [9]

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