An unfortunate but necessary component of any native biodiversity conservation programme.
Field Notes - At least five of these were seen on kangaroo island near stokes bay feeding early morming and at dusk but rested during the day
Field Notes - resting koala on kangaroo island Apparently these have been introduced to the island and are a pest because they over graze the eucalyptus. They are bring trapped tagged and sterilised
Field Notes - several kangaroos resting near trail
Walking back along the main road after Sunshine Bay (towards Queenstown) came across a dead possum.
The Diprotodontia (/daɪˌproʊtɵˈdɒnʃ(i)ə/; Greek: διπρωτός diprotos, meaning "two front" and οδοντος odontos meaning "teeth") are a large order of about 120 marsupial mammals including the kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koala, wombats, and many others. Extinct diprotodonts include the rhinoceros-sized Diprotodon, and Thylacoleo, the so-called "marsupial lion".