Animals: Australian Curiosity

Naturalists have long been interested in the strange animals of Australia, the duck-billed platypus, spiny Australian anteater, the kangaroo, wombat, emu, casowary. Last week, Albert Sherbourne Le Souëf, zoölogist of Taronga Zoölogical Park, Sydney, told Australian naturalists of a huge newly discovered catlike marsupial with striped stomach seeen in mountainous Queensland districts. Said he: "I am positive Australia will present another zoölogical curiosity to the world."


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