Australia is called ‘the land down under’ because it is below the equator. It is one of the seven continents of the world and the smallest among them. It is also a country. Australia, officially called Commonwealth of Australia is located in the Southern Hemisphere which including woodland, grassland and desert.
Animals in Australia
When people think of Australia, the first image come to mind is kangaroo with a big bad in its body and the cute Koala who always embraced a tree.
There are various species on this complex continent. Among them, deadly spiders and snakes are most dangerous but not threatening enough to stop people from visiting this land as there are marsupials that are waiting for the tourists. Marsupial is probably the most successful species which survive in Austria until now. As a matter of fact, marsupial is a type of mammal from Australia which is not completely developed when it is born and is carried around in a pocket on the mother’s body where it is fed and protected until it is completely developed, for example, koalas and kangaroos.
Kangaroos are the largest group of marsupials in Australia. It has small and short front legs but long and large hind legs. There tails look very strong. Another conspicuous character of this animal is that the way it walks is known as hopping.
The pockets of the female kangaroos pouches which are used for baby kangaroos that were born prematurely and had to stay there for almost eight months.
When it comes to Koala, it nearly has become an example of being ‘cute’. It also belongs to marsupials and could be a close relative to kangaroos, but because its appearance, people sometimes call it ‘Australian bear’. This is an arboreal animal which living on the tree and feeding themselves by leaves of gum tree.
Books about Australia
It is much better to read some books about one place before you visit.
However, this guide could be good or bad as a good book can make the most of your journey, on the contrary, a bad book may let you down by setting you a unrealistic expectation. Here are some recommendations for you which published from 1990 to 2000 and cover the history, the development and the interesting things in Australia. After you read some of them, you can get a more wonderful experience in Australia.
“Postcards From Australia, My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch, This Place is Lonely, Look What Came from Australia, Here Is the Coral Reef, Destination : Australia, A True Book: Australia and New Zealand, My Farm, Colors of Australia, Dingoes at Dinnertime, Australia, Wonderful Animals of Australia, and My Place. “
Car rental in Australia
Travelling throughout this magic continent, hiring a car is absolutely a wise choice. You can hire a limo for beaches and a SUV for deserts respectively. The car hire companies for you to compare and choose in Australia are Avis Car Rental, Budget Rentacar, Europcar Car Hire, Hertz Car Rental, Thrifty Car Hire.
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