The humble carpet python is considered harmless when compared to other reptiles in Queensland suburbia.
After a summer unusually unaffected by bluebottles, Sydney's least favourite sea organisms are making for shore after being blown in on the vagaries of the currents and prevailing north-easterly winds.
Cane toads have started to abandon their nocturnal habits as they adapt to hotter conditions, new research has found.
The ACT Government has banned sow stalls and battery cages, in what it says is the most far-reaching legislation in the country.
Fauna experts have recommended the conservation status of the koala in Queensland be downgraded and broadened to "vulnerable" throughout the state.
An endangered tiger quoll has been filmed in the Grampians National Park in Victoria just weeks after bushfires devastated a third of the park.
A fortnight ago, with shade temperatures hitting 43 degrees, grazier Ruth Sandow spotted two animals stuck in the mud of one of her shrinking dams.
A koala expert has quit after a NSW government backflip resulted in ecologists being phoned as they were surveying for koalas in the bush near Wardell on the north coast and told to stop.