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ksmckaythingstolove · 6 months ago
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Quokkas live on an island with no natural predators, so they aren’t afraid of or attack humans since they don’t need those survival tactics.
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If you’re ever lucky enough to meet a Quokka, chances are you’ll break out in a grin. This popular marsupial is synonymous with Perth’s favourite holiday spot, Rottnest Island – a short ferry ride from the Western Australian port of Fremantle.
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Around 10,000 Quokkas live on Rottnest Island today. Very small populations also survive in the mainland’s south-west forests such as those near Northcliffe.
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Overall the species is listed as vulnerable due to predation by feral animals (cats and foxes), altered fire patterns and habitat loss.
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Quokkas are so photogenic!!
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