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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Wildlife Gallery

Eastern Barred Bandicoot, <em>Perameles gunnii</em>

Tasmanian Devil, <em>Sarcophilus harissii</em>

Tasmanian Bettong, <em>Bettongia gaimardi</em>

Chocolate wattled bat, <em>Chalinolobus morio</em>

Eastern Quoll, <em>Dasyurus viverrinus</em>

Humpback whale, <em>Megaptera novaeangliae</em>

Little Pygmy Possum, <em>Cercartetus lepidus</em>

Southern elephant seal, <em>Mirounga leonina</em>

A visual guide to Tasmania's unique wildlife