“Whenever we encounter wild animals in nature, we must only ever show kindness and compassion.”
Whales, sharks, dolphins, turtles, seals.
Parrots, cockatoos, ibises, cormorans, emus.
Kangaroos, Koalas, dingoes, wombats, platypus, flying foxes.
Pythons, adders, eastern brown snakes, tiger snakes, dragon flies, scarabs.
Animals transported in trucks for live export can be seen. Stray dogs and cats uncommon (average of 2 stray dogs per 1000 inhabitants). Horse drawn carriages used by tourists in the Melbourne. Horse and greyhound racing.
Laws differ from state to state however, animals classified as “pests” can be hunted in most states. This may include, rabbits, ducks, dogs, cats or foxes. Most states require a permit or license to hunt.
Illegal but underground dog fighting rings do exist.
We have not included the treatment of animals in the meat/fur/leather industries, zoos or circuses, animal testing as it unfortunately still happens in most countries.