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.
The musky rat-kangaroo prefers no place other than home, which could put it at risk.
You'd think koalas would sound as cute as they look. But, oh no ... the sound they make is nothing like what you'd expect. Trace explains why these adorable marsupials sound the way they do.