Able to use either land or water.
A flesh eating animal.
The body of a dead animal.
Active during daylight hours.
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 tree-filled area with at least 60 percent crown cover.
Broken up pieces.
The environment or place where a plant or animal naturally or normally grows or lives (includes soil, water, climate, other organisms and communities.)
Dense, treeless communities of low lying shrubs with hard or prickly leaves.
An animal that eats plants.
The area which an animal covers in its daily activities. It usually extends outwards from the home of the animal.
An animal that eats mainly insects.
Species that heavily colonise a habitat.
Offspring of a mammal that give birth to multiple young.
Marsupials that belong to the family Macropodidae, including kangaroos and wallabies.
Mammals that rear their young in a pouch
A disease which infects rabbits. It was deliberately introduced into Australia to control the rabbit population.
A species whose main activities take place during the night.
A species that feeds on both animals and plants.
Animals that eat whatever is convienent at that time.
Animals that pollinate plants by transferring pollen from one plant to the other.
Vast areas of land consisting mainly of native grasses. Rangelands are often unsuitable for cultivation.
Remaining parts of a bigger original.
When an ecosystem is able to return to normal after a disturbance.
The interface between land and a flowing body of water.
A technique used to assess what animals are present. Food is placed in an area clear of debris and covered with sand. Animals that come to eat leave their footprints on the sand. Researchers can identify the animal using these footprints.
Animal fecal dropping.
A technique used to estimate the distribution and size of an animal population using scats produced by that population.
Animals that are particuarly fierce when guarding their territory against intruders.
The part of a forest that grows under the shade of the dominant trees.
A 'vulnerable' species is likely to become endangered unless the circumstances and factors threatening its survival or evolutionary development cease to operate.
Wetlands are 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.