Wildlife

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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is home to a wide range of Australian animals living in diverse sub-alpine habitats including wetlands, grasslands, wet and dry forests and woodlands. These habitats support a wide range of wildlife including, kangaroos, koalas, platypus, potoroos, wallaroos, possums, wombats, echidnas, emus, lyrebirds as well as many other birds and reptiles.

Tidbinbilla plays a vital role in wildlife management and protection, in particular the breeding programs for the endangered Northern Corroboree Frog, the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby and Eastern Bettong. Find out more about the Endangered species breeding programs.

Nestled between Tidbinbilla and Gibraltar Ranges the reserve forms part of the Australian Alps National Parks, a series of parks and reserves that span Australia’s high country. The Australian Alps are National Heritage listed, recognising that their natural and cultural values are of outstanding national significance.

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