We've got "bush chooks" (emus) and my 4 year old daughter once referred to kangaroos as "big dogs".
Chooks are of course chickens everywhere but Australia .
Seagulls are sometimes referred to as albino crows .
Slow elk = any of the cattle family.
Fur bearing rat = Coyote.
Marsh monkeys = Coot.
Mormon chickens = Sea gull (when there is only one we call it a "single". Get it? Seagull ,sing gull.)
Road pizza = any road kill that is at the flat and wide stage.
GRAVITY. It's not just a good idea. It's the LAW!