Rottnest Island Quokkas Western Australia

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Rottnest Island Quokkas Western Australia

Post by Ross Compe » Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:37 am

Rottnest Island is located not far offshore from Perth the capital city of Western Australia. It is a favourite island resort for both locals and visitors from overseas and interstate.
Famous for its relaxed lifestyle,fishing boating opportunity and one of the states most famous residents the Quokka.
They are a prolific species of marsupials and are both shy and non aggressive. Rottnest Island was in fact originally named Ratsnest by early pioneers who encounters the species and decided they resembled rats.
An unfortunate beginning for these amazing animals that are protected by law and bear little resemblence to the rodent that plagued early seafarers.
The Island was renamed and we are fortunate to share the land with this prolific marsupial.
They stand on their hind legs and hop around like a small kangeroo. They are about the size of a rabbit and are highly visible much to the delight of tourists.
In fact the Islands hotel has been named 'The Quokka Arms'.
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