Endemic Animals of Victoria








Leadbeater's Possum
Leadbeater's Possum
These small, tree-dwelling marsupials are native and endemic exclusively to a very small area in Victoria (Australia). For about half a century, Leadbeater's possums were believed to be extinct, but in the beginning of 1960s the species was rediscovered.
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Leadbeater's Possum
Bernard's wolf
Bernard's wolf
Bernard's wolf, also known as the Banks Island wolf or the Banks Island tundra wolf, is an extinct subspecies of the gray wolf that was limited to Banks and Victoria Island of the Arctic Archipelago.
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Bernard's wolf
Eastern parotia
Eastern parotia
The eastern parotia is also known as Helena's parotia. Approximately 27 cm long, it is a medium-sized passerine of the bird-of-paradise family, Paradisaeidae. The eastern parotia is endemic to mountain forests of southeast Papua New Guinea.
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Eastern parotia
Galbula hylochoreutes
Galbula hylochoreutes
Galbula hylochoreutes is an extinct species of jacamar, small birds of the order Piciformes. It was discovered in the La Victoria Formation of the Honda Group, at the Konzentrat-Lagerstätte of La Venta in modern Colombia, in deposits dated to the Laventan period .
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Galbula hylochoreutes
Benthofascis otwayensis
Benthofascis otwayensis
Benthofascis otwayensis is an extinct species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conorbidae.
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Benthofascis otwayensis
Herpetopoma vixumbilicatum
Herpetopoma vixumbilicatum
Herpetopoma vixumbilicatum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chilodontidae.
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Herpetopoma vixumbilicatum