Cute, fury, venomous, dangerous, threatened, freshwater and marine - the Northern Beaches is home to a large variety of native species. Find out what lives where, how to protect them, what to do if you find an injured animal and how to encourage wildlife visitors into your garden.
Injured and orphaned animals
If safe to do so, wrap the animal in a towel or blanket and keep it in a box in a warm, quiet room. Once settled, avoid handling it. Do not give it food or water if it appears to be in shock and keep children and pets away.