Endangered Species: Bridled Nail-tailed Wallaby of Australia was thought to be extinct until 1973 when a small population was found. Conservation efforts were put into place, but the species is still endangered. There are only about 500 in the world.
Luna Park. Fun medium sized amusement park in Sydney Australia. Best view is from the Opera house or "The Rocks". Over the years it has fallen into disrepair several times only to be rescued by a showman willing to give it a go. First opened in 1935, it's most recent renovation was completed in 2004 when it reopened to rave reviews.
The Bilby (Macrotis lagotis) is a medium size marsupial found in Western Australia and the Northern territory, with some colonies in Queensland. They are omnivores with a distinctive long snout and large ears. They often replace the Easter bunny commercially as an Australian "Easter bilby".
Magnetic termite mounds, Litchfield National Park. They call them magnetic termites because the termites build their mounds with the thin edges facing east and west. These towers act as cooling towers for the colony underground.