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Wildlife living in the Canaways Creek catchment

While the catchment vegetation is regeneration from logging that occurred early last century, wildlife is plentiful. The following species are known to live in the catchment.

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Tasmanian devil (threatened)
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Eastern barred bandicoot
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Spotted-tailed quoll
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Tasmanian pademelon
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Eastern quoll
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Southern brown bandicoot
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Common wombat
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Chocolate wattled bat
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Brushtail possum
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Tasmanian pipistrelle bat
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Ringtail possum
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Lesser long-eared bat
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Bennetts wallaby
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Greater long-eared bat
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Sugar glider
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Long-nosed potoroo
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Echidna (albino sighted 12/2006)
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Snails
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Skinks
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White-lipped snake (whip snake)
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Tiger snake

If you sight other species in the catchment, please let us know!

Click on the icon below to look at photos of some of these species.

Link to photos of fauna

hunting binoculars