Kangaroo: "Scientists believe that macropods evolved from a tree-dwelling, possum-like animal that descended to the ground. The musky rat-kangaroo, from Queensland's wet tropics, offers a clue to this evolutionary stage. Although it lives on the forest floor it has retained two key characteristics of the tree-climbers: a thumb toe and prehensile tail." www.bradtguides.com

Kangaroo: "Scientists believe that macropods evolved from a tree-dwelling, possum-like animal that descended to the ground. The musky rat-kangaroo, from Queensland's wet tropics, offers a clue to this evolutionary stage. Although it lives on the forest floor it has retained two key characteristics of the tree-climbers: a thumb toe and prehensile tail." www.bradtguides.com

Eli Creek, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia. Eli Creek spills 80 million litres of purest fresh water per day into the sea!

Eli Creek, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia. Eli Creek spills 80 million litres of purest fresh water per day into the sea!

Byron Bay Lighthouse, Australia. Most eastern point of Australia - see the first sunrise there!

Byron Bay Lighthouse, Australia. Most eastern point of Australia - see the first sunrise there!

Cassowary Mission Beach, Queensland Australia - They don't fly but this is really a bird board. S

Cassowary Mission Beach, Queensland Australia - They don't fly but this is really a bird board. S

Curtain Figg Tree, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia

Things to Do in the Atherton Tablelands

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