A unique species of mammal carries its young in a pouch. The majority of these mammals are found on the Australian continent, but there are also marsupials like the opossum in South America. In Australia, there are more than 330 species of marsupials. Koalas, wallabies, kangaroos, and wombats are just a few of Australia’s many marsupial species.
23 different species exist. The majority of crocodiles inhabit tropical rivers and swamps, and some can reach 23 feet (7 meters) in length. Crocodiles’ snout is narrower than that of alligators, and they have a powerful jaw and additional lower tooth. During the day, they bask in the sun and hunt for fish, birds, and larger mammals at night.
These large birds of prey do not hunt their prey; they only consume dead animals for food. The Andean Condor is the species of vulture that is the largest. This is the world’s largest flying bird! This vulture eats large cattle or deer carcasses. The Andean Condor is the national bird of five countries in South America: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Chile.