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Animals A to Z… What Aussie animal starts with X?



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May or not it’s a fish, an extinct shark or a neighborhood native bee?

The Afternoons group was met with a fairly tall order this week… Discovering an Australian animal starting with the letter X for our Animals A to Z section.

Due to the inventive pondering, we have our little critter!

The xylocopa!

Dr Katja Hogendoorn, senior researcher on the College of Adelaide’s Faculty of Agriculture, Meals and Wine, joined ABC Radio Canberra’s Laura Tchilinguirian, to elucidate what’s the xylocopa?


  • Laura Tchilinguirian, presenter


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