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Australia: Meet the quokkers!

The quokkers number about 18,000 on Rottnest Island. Little rat-like marsupials that are curious and cute – if you like rat-like animals, that is.

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These kids are feeding pine needles and he's gobbling them up

These kids are feeding pine needles and he’s gobbling them up

Quokker and leaf

No quokkers!

No quokkers!


You’re looking at the QUOKKER people!

Geordie Cafe quokker

The staff were kept busy shooing away crows and seagulls and trying to make sure the quokkers don’t eat anything that will make them sick

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Hi, I'm Megan Singleton and I'm the word slinger of this travel blog as well as on radio in NZ every Sunday. Former Travel Editor at Yahoo NZ and current freelance writer for a few newspapers and mags from time to time, I set off on this travel writing journey 20 years ago and I've pretty much always got a suitcase half packed (or half un-packed!) I'd love you to join me on Facebook or Twitter and sign up for my newsletters if you want loads of travel tips, advice and deals!