Canberra is unique in comparison to other Australian capital cities with large populations of free-ranging kangaroos in the urban areas.
The Common Brushtail Possum is the best known of all the possums because it has adapted to living in our cities and suburbs. It especially likes the leafy suburbs of Canberra.
Snakes are protected by law in all states and territories of Australia.
Information about swooping birds including why they swoop and how to protect yourself.
Northern Corroboree Frog
- Fish In the Upper Murrumbidgee
Call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81 for identification, general information or referral to local experts about native wildlife.
XCS Consulting—European Wasp Hotline, provides identification and advice on insects and spiders in the ACT: (02) 6162 1914
For information about injured wildlife in your area contact Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.