It was Willem de Vlamingh who originally discovered them in Quokka in 1696, mistaking them for huge rats. After his sightings, he named the island Rattennest which translates to Rat's Nest in Dutch, which was later shortened to Rottnest Island.
They are sure to be friendly beings as they put up a welcome for these dutch explorers. Add the Quokka Soft Animal Toy to your Soft Toys collection and enable them to greet you every day as you return home, wanting to be snuggled.
Yes! They are fellow Australians, or natives because they used to only be found on the continent of Western Australia. Quokkas have been extremely popular in recent years as a result of the Internet craze known as Quokka Selfies
They are not afraid of humans and their pleasant demeanour makes taking a picture quite easy; in fact, considering how cheerful they always appear, it's almost as if they want the attention!
Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie, and Shawn Mendes were among the celebrities who joined in the social media fun and took selfies with short-tailed wallabies! The great thing about purchasing a Quokka Soft Animal Toy is that you can take your selfie whenever you want and from any angle you choose!
We know you couldn't resist the short, fluffy brown-grey fur soft toy, and yes we insist on getting yourself or someone you know this huggable companion here at LatestBuy!
- Perfect gift for a family member
- Great Australian toy souvenir
- Surface washable
- Suitable for Ages 3 and above
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