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There is a diverse range of wildlife within Ipswich City owing to the wide range of habitats available.

More than 1257 species of native plants have been identified in the region along with 552 of animals. This includes mammals (60), reptiles (84), birds (248), fish (41), amphibians (29) and insects (90).

Consider getting up close and personal with some of Ipswich's wildlife at the Ipswich Nature Centre or see the flying foxes at Woodend Nature Centre.  You can also see our animals in their natural home when visiting our conservation estates.  Be sure to keep their home safe for them while you are there.