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Mary River

Located in Queensland, Australia, the biologically-diverse Mary River supports over 150 species of threatened plants and animals. Start your fascinating journey at Mary River, where you can spot the Australian lungfish, an ancient species that can breathe with its lung. The river drains into a rich mangrove habitat where you can catch a glimpse of the water-shooting archerfish, which can leap out of the water to snatch prey. The mudskipper, a fish that can survive out of water and `skip’ on land, also thrives in this habitat. Finally, the river system exits into the sea, where marine creatures such as the horseshoe crab, sea cucumber, and chocolate chip sea star can be found. Here, you can dip your hands into our touch pool for a close encounter with these underwater creatures!