Sydney’s Mammals

Many native mammals live in the Sydney area. While many of them are now restricted to isolated areas on the fringes of the metropolitan region, others have adapted to living, with humans, in an urban environment, although they still face many challenges.

The most common species we encounter are:

Possums & Gliders

Common Ringtail Possum
Brushtail Possum
Feathertail Glider
Sugar Glider

Flying Foxes & Micro Bats

Grey-headed Flying Fox
Insectiverous Bats


Eastern Grey Kangaroo
Western Red Kangaroo
Rock Wallaby
Swamp Wallaby

Bandicoots, Echidnas & Small Mammals

Long-nosed Bandicoot
Hairy Nosed Wombat

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