An animal that eats members of its own kind. Cannibalism is not restricted to carnivores, and herbivores can also engage in cannibalism at some point of their life cycles.
A flesh eating animal.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) protects the environment, particularly matters of National Environmental Significance. The EPBC Act promotes the conservation of biodiversity by providing strong protection for threatened species and ecological communities, migratory, marine and other protected species.
A process when an animal changes its physical appearance, usually with a change in habitat and behaviour.
Treeless areas covered by perennial grasses. Perennial plants last more than a year, as opposed to annual plants.
When an ecosystem is able to return to normal after a disturbance.
A lowland area that is seasonally flooded and includes good coverage of woody vegetation.
The process of urban expansion through population migration into cities.
A 'vulnerable' species is likely to become endangered unless the circumstances and factors threatening its survival or evolutionary development cease to operate.
Areas that are permanently, seasonally or intermittently waterlogged or inundated with water that may be fresh, saline, flowing or static, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed 6 metres.