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10 Facts About Tasmanian Devils

For those who don’t dwell Down Under, the phrase “Tasmanian Devil” immediately brings about childhood images of Looney Toons. Although Taz the cartoon character may share some traits with the real life carnivorous marsupial, he neither looks nor acts particularly like a real Tasmanian Devil. As the world’s largest surviving carnivorous marsupial, Tasmanian Devils are […]

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National Threatened Species Day 2016

September 7th is National Threatened Species day. We’ll be acknowledging it in our parks by educating guests on the different threatened species that call our parks home, and encouraging our visitors to do what they can to help boost these numbers in the future. Neville the Tasmanian Devil is one such threatened species. Numbers of […]

agile wallabies
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Agile Wallabies

We have plenty of agile wallabies up here at Rainforestation, so we thought we’d tell you a little more about them! Their scientific name is Macropus agilis, and they are also known as the sandy wallaby. They are often found in northern Australia and New Guinea. In fact, it’s the most common wallaby in Australia’s north! […]

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Swamp Wallabies

We have some very cute swamp wallabies here at Rainforestation Nature Park – just like this little guy in the photo! You can find them in the Koala & Wildlife Park, and they are pretty friendly – so make sure you get some food from the Ticket Office to handfeed them! They are most commonly known […]

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Dingoes at Rainforestation

Have you met Tan and Bindi, our two Australian dingoes? Make sure you stop by their enclosure next time you’re here! Tan (male) and Bindi (female) are found in our Koala & Wildlife Park. We thought we’d tell you some more about these beautiful creatures and their history in Australia. History Dingoes (canis lupus dingo) are […]

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Rainforestation welcomes Juliet the Wombat

Rainforestation Nature Park, located in Kuranda, has welcomed the latest arrival to their Koala & Wildlife Park – Juliet the Wombat. Juliet, a four year old female Southern Hairy-Nosed wombat, arrived recently from Melbourne Zoo to much excitement from staff and guests alike. Weighing 27 kilograms, she will initially reside in a temporary enclosure while […]