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  1. The Australian outback

  2. Map of Australia

  3. climate • Australia is on the tropic of Capricorn. • It rarely rains in Australia. • In winter the temperature goes up to 24 degrees and in summer it goes up the 41 degrees • Snow falls less than every ten years

  4. Australian animals

  5. The dingo • The Dingo is a wild Australian Dog . The live in underground dens near water and they are Australia's Largest predator

  6. wombat • wombats found in south-eastern Australia, including Tasmania, as central Queensland. Their young develop I pouches like Kangaroos

  7. kookaburra • Kookaburras are best known for their unmistakable call, which sounds uncannily like loud, echoing human laughter

  8. plants

  9. Kangaroo paw • It is grown in the south west of western Australia and is covered in dense hairs

  10. The gumtree • The kookaburra sits in the gumtree • The gumtree is most native to Australia but is also found in New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines

  11. Sturts desert pea • It was named after English botanist Isaac Swainson.

  12. Facts on Australia • Australia is the second driest inhabited continent on earth, the driest is Antarctica • Australia is the only continent without an active volcano • Aboriginal people who spoke around 250 languages. • The Kangaroo and the Emu were chosen to feature on the Australian Coat of Arms because they are incapable of walking backwards and therefore symbolise a nation moving forward. • There are 1500 species of Australian spiders

  13. Environmental threats • Introduction of exotic species like cane toads, rabbits, willows, black striped mussels and red fire ants cause over grazing and they eat peoples plants. • coal mining is a big issue in north- east of Australia contributes to global warming. • Climate change is causing the sea levels to rise and global warming