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24 days of Christmas: Unwrap an Aussie animal

01 Dec 2022

Keywords

  • Christmas
  • biodiversity

This holiday season, unwrap an Aussie animal every day with WWF-Australia's 24 days of Christmas!

 

Starting with...

 

Day 1 - Emu © Georgina Steytler / WWF-Aus

On the 1st day of Christmas Australia sent to me… an emu up a gum tree!

Day 2 - Galah © Georgina Steytler / WWF-Aus

On the 2nd day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a pink galah, almost wearing Santa Claus’ colours.

Day 3 - Kookaburra © Georgina Steytler / WWF-Aus

On the 3rd day of Christmas Australia sent to me... kookaburra laughing!

Day 4 - Koala © Shutterstock / John Carnemolla / WWF

On the 4th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a koala cuddling! 

Day 5 - Kangaroos © Lisa Wakida

On the 5th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... two kangaroos bouncing!

Day 6 - Brolgas © Pop Kelly

On the 6th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... brolgas dancing! 

Day 7 - Possums © Christy Gallois

On the 7th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... possums playing! 

Day 8 - Dingoes © Jason Ruth

On the 8th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... dingoes digging!  

Day 9 - Wombat © Martin Harvey / WWF

On the 9th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a wombat working!  

Day 10 - Lizard © Richard Woldendorp

On the 10th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a goanna leaping!  

Day 11 - Numbat © John Lawson / WWF-Aus

On the 11th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a numbat nibbling!

Day 12 - Parrot © Chris Farrell Nature Photography / WWF-Aus

On the 12th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a parrot prattling! 

Day 13 - Turtles © Ange Amon / Lissenung Island Resort / WWF-Aus

On the 13th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... turtles tickling! 

Day 14 - Bettong © WWF-Aus / Jess Koleck

On the 14th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a northern bettong nesting!

Day 15 - Weedy Seadragon © John Turnbull / www.marineexplorer.org

On the 15th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a weedy seadragon drifting! 

Day 16 - Baudins Cockatoo © Georgina Steytler / WWF-Aus

On the 16th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a Baudin’s black cockatoo caroling! 

Day 17 - Thorny Devil © WWF-Aus / Helena Mills

On the 17th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a thorny devil dining!  

Day 18 - Tasmanian Devil © WWF-Aus / Madeleine Smitham

On the 18th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a Tassie devil darting! 

Day 19 - Crocodile © Aleks Teruads / WWF-Aus

On the 19th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a crocodile cavorting! 

Day 20 - Fairy Wren © Melanie Conroy

On the 20th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a superb fairy wren warbling! 

Day 21 - Echidna © Chris Farrell Nature Photography / WWF-Aus

On the 21st day of Christmas Australia sent to me... an echidna enjoying the sunshine. 

Day 22 - Snubfin Dolphin © Alex Brown / Mucru / WWF-Aus

On the 22nd day of Christmas Australia sent to me... snubfin dolphins diving!  

Day 23 - Flying Fox © Bat Rescue Inc.

On the 23rd day of Christmas Australia sent to me... a flying fox frolicking!   

Day 24 - Platypus / Photo taken by Faye Bedford and supplied by Dr T. Grant

On the 24th day of Christmas Australia sent to me... two platypuses wishing you happy holidays!

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