Kangaroos, possums and wallabies are an order of marsupial mammals that includes all the most familiar Australian animals: kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koalas and wombats. Most diprotodontids are herbivorous, although some eat insects and nectar and a few extinct ones were carnivores.
Scientific name: Diprotodontia
The shading illustrates the diversity of this group - the darker the colour the greater the number of species. Data provided by WWF's Wildfinder.