The adorable marsupials have had a rough go of it lately, facing recent brushfires. In their honor, we present koalas in all of their cuteness.
This year certainly held its own when it came to the describing of deeply odd animals. From a cavefish with its anus directly behind its head, to a marsupial whose males mate furiously until they die of stress, 2014 had something for everyone.
Scientists believe they've achieved a breakthrough in combating the sexually-transmitted disease ravaging the native marsupial.
The giant kangaroos may look silly kicking and slapping, but they're deadly serious.
These stocky little Aussie marsupials know how to bring the cuteness.
Celebrity marsupial becomes the latest Internet celebrity of the animal kingdom.
The findings provide new insights into kangaroo locomotion, and could also have applications in advanced robotics.
Animals such as the bandicoot, quoll and tree possum are in dramatic decline in the country's north, and feral cats could be the cause.
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