Endangered Species of Australia

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Useful Sites for Kids

Links on Background Notes

Fact File Websites

General Activity Page Websites



Useful Websites (Page 5)

Teacher Resources – Government Sites and Official Bodies  

www.redlist.org/ - 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

www.deh.gov.au/cgi-bin/sprat/public/publicthreatenedlist.pl - National List of Threatened Fauna

www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/ - Threatened Australian Species and Threatened Ecological Communities

www.calm.wa.gov.au/ - Nature Base from Conservation and Land Management (WA)

www.parks.tas.gov.au/nature.html - Parks and Wildlife Service (Tas)

www.denr.sa.gov.au/biodiversity/index.html - Department for Environment and Heritage (SA)

www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au - National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW)

www.denr.sa.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened.html - Parks Web Biodiversity - Threatened Species

www.env.qld.gov.au/nature_conservation/biodiversity/endangered_wildlife/ - Endangered Wildlife (QLD)

www.nt.gov.au/ipe/pwcnt/ - Parks and Wildlife Commission (NT) Click on Plants and Animals.

www.environment.act.gov.au/nativeplantsandanimals/threatecspec/actplans - Environment (ACT) Threatened Species Action 

 http://www.tams.act.gov.au/live/environment- Threatened Species

www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/information/factsheets/index.html - Fact Sheets

www.bagheera.com/ - Bagheera

www.wildaid.org - WildAid – Protecting and Educating

www.unep-wcmc.org - UNEP

www.schoolshine.com.au/ - School World Endangered Species Project (Site temporarily unavailable.)

library.thinkquest.org/J0111700/Index.htm - Endangered Animals of the World – A ThinkQuest Site

www.trinity.wa.edu.au/plduffyrc/subjects/science/endangered.htm - Endangered Species Links

www.kidzworld.com/site/p2203.htm - Endangered Reptile Species

library.thinkquest.org/19689/data/esframe.html - World Endangered Species - A ThinkQuest Site

www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/9902/crime-busters/ - Wildlife Crime Busters

www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html - Kids Planet Especies

www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/information/20-tips.html - How Can You Help!

www.schoolworld.asn.au/species/species.html - School World Endangered Species Project ( this site is no longer available)

www.science.org.au/nova/010/010key.htm - Australia’s Threatened Species from NOVA

www.rainforestinfo.org.au/spp/ - The Endangered Species Project

www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/Austendangered.htm - Endangered Australian Animals

www.spx.nsw.edu.au/src/Links/endanganim.html - Endangered Animals Links

www.naturebase.net/content/view/2546/97/ - Saving Our Threatened Wildlife @ NatureBase

www.australianwildlife.org/ - Australian Wildlife Conservancy

www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/information/factsheets/index.html - World Wide Fund for Nature

www.extinctanimal.com/extinct/extinct_mammals.htm - Extinct Mammals

users.netconnect.com.au/Easter_Bilby/ - Read the Easter Bilby Story

www.museum.vic.gov.au/bioinformatics/mammals/images/thumblmar.htm - Mammal Images

rainforestinfo.org.au/spp/Schouten/ - Extinct Australian Species

www.naturebase.net/content/view/2536/1366/ - Plants and Animals @ NatureBase

www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/information/factsheets/index.html - National Threatened Species Day

edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/endangsp.html - Excellent Links Page

Background Information - Websites

www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/esa.html - Fact Sheets (Page 7)

www.redlist.org - Red List

www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/npws.nsf/Content/Pest+animals - Australia's Introduced Pests (Page 9)

www.weedbusterweek.info.au/ - Weedbusters (Page 10)

www.weeds.org.au/ -  Weed Identification (Page 10)

www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/information/factsheets/index.html  - National Threatened Species Day (Page 11)

CITES (Page 12)

www.cites.org/ - CITES

www.iucn.org/ - World Conservation Union

www.redlist.org/ - Red List of Threatened Species from IUCN

www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/publications/trade-use/factsheets/cites.html - Australia and Endangered Species

www.doc.govt.nz/templates/summary.aspx?id=42610 - New Zealand and Endangered Species  

Fact File Websites

Regent Honeyeater

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Regent Honeyeater Project 

Birds Australia

Page 13:

Woodland Information

Australian woodlands



Brush-tailed Rock Wallaby

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Old Matey


Northern Quoll

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Quolls of Australia

Cane Toads

Greater Bilby

Page 18:

Bilby Fact Sheet

Bilby Breeding Program



Lake Eacham Rainbow Fish

Page 20:

About the Rainbow Fish

Queensland Museum

More about Rainbow Fish


Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat

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Wombat Conservation

Page 23:






Pygmy Blue Tongue Lizard

Page 24:

Photo Gallery


Fact Sheets

Lizard Fun Facts



Kangaroo Island Dunnart

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Australian Fauna Dunnart Info

More on the Dunnart


Tasmanian Devil

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Parks and Wildlife Services Parks & Wildlife Services

Devils @ Tour of Tasmania


Spotted Handfish

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Spotted Handfish @ CSIRO


Fact Sheet


Orange-Bellied Parrot

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Parrot Society 

Birds Australia


Spotted Tree Frog

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Endangered Species Info

World Wildlife Fund


Western Swamp Tortoise

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Perth Zoo Breeding Programs

Swamp Tortoise Info

Fact Sheets



Gilbert's Potoroo

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Potoroo Conservation

Fact Sheet

Meet the Quokkas!




Page 40:

Numbats @ Nature Base


Speartooth Shark

Page 40:

River Sharks



Grey Nurse Shark

Page 40:

Sharks @www.amonline.net.au

More Info

Diving Requirements



Bare-Rumped Sheathtail Bat

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Golden Sun Moth

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General Activity Pages

A Wild Zoo (page 42)


Comparing Species (page 43)



School World Endangered Species Project (page 45)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/report/animal/- Guidelines for Reports

Australian National Parks (page 46)

www.deh.gov.au/parks/commonwealth/index.html - Department of Environment and Heritage

www.atn.com.au/parks/parks.htm - Australian Tourism Net


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