Australia is chock full of critters you can’t find anywhere else in the world, and one of my goals for my trip was to see as many as I could during my five weeks down under.
Healesville Sanctuary was the first stop on my tour de Aussie Animals. One Sunday morning, Brad’s adorable mom packed a massive picnic and we drove about an hour outside of Melbourne to the sanctuary, where I caught my first glimpse of dingoes, koalas, kangaroos and tons of reptiles.
The Australian Pelican
The carnivorous kookaburra is most recognized for its high-pitched cackle.
Did you know the koala is not a bear? It’s more closely related to the kangaroo, and it has a pouch for the little babies.
A gorgeous kangaroo eyed us en route to Philip Island.
Up next… Brisbane!