Native animals

Residents of Cairns Regional Council live in a pristine natural environment bordered by two World Heritage areas - the Wet Tropics Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Encounters with native wildlife within our local environment are a part of our everyday life.

Flying-foxes
Flying-foxes

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Cassowaries

Council is proud to support initiatives to protect the endangered southern Cassowary, one of the most recognisable icons of the Wet Tropics region. More

Last updated: 22 September 2017