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A-Z of animals

View a list of selected Queensland animal species including their conservation status, habitat, distribution, life history, behaviour, threatening processes, recovery actions and references.

Watching wildlife

Read about discovering wildlife in Queensaland and some of the natural wildlife events that can be observed.

Caring for wildlife

Find out about becoming a wildlife carer and the codes of practise for caring for sick, injured or orphaned animals in Queensland.

Threatened wildlife
Find out about the native plant and animal species that have declined in numbers and threatened with extinction.

Living with wildlife

Find out how to coexist in balance with some of our more common species of wildlife.

Animal pests and diseases

Information about how to identify, control and manage animals pests and diseases in Queensland.

Animal industries

Find our about Animal industries in Queensland including beef, dairy, horses, sheep, pigs, bees, poultry as well as moving and selling livestock, welfare, health, diseases and pests.

Terrestrial vertebrate fauna survey guidelines

Information on the scientific standards and appropriate practice for the assessment and survey of terrestrial vertebrate animals in Queensland.


Who might be sharing your backyard?

Get a list of animals in your area.

Reporting an injured or dead animal

If you come across an injured animal contact the RSPCA on 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264 625

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Removal of snakes, possums and pests

Find a local snake catcher online or in the phone directory.

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Last updated
24 March 2016

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