​Tasmania has many species which have become extinct, or are on the verge of extinction, on mainland Australia. Having fewer introduced predators, and a relatively large amount of intact habitat on the island, makes Tasmania a final refuge - a last chance - for many species including the Tasmanian devil.

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Flame Robin
Kookaburra
Superb fairy Wren
Tasmanian Currawong
Yellow Tail Cockatoo
Tasmanian Potoroo
Bennetts Wallaby
Wombat
Bandicoot
Tiger Snake
Sugar Glider
Tasmanian Devil
Wedge Tail Eagles
Grey Goshawk
Pademelon Wallaby
Short Beaked Echidna
Bettongia gaimardi
Brushtail Possum

Wildlife Tasmania Presents Lumera Eco Lodge and Chalets

Boasting sensational ocean views over the Bay Of Fires, Lumera Eco Chalets is set on the historic St Patricks Head Private Nature Reserve, 641 m above sea level. You can relax on your private balcony and take in the serene natural beauty of Tasmania.

Sugar Glider

The sugar glider is one of a number of volplaning (gliding) possums in Australia. This remarkable ability to glide is achieved through a flap of loose skin which extends between the fifth finger of the hand to the first toe of the foot. The animal launches itself from a tree, spreads its limbs to expose the gliding membrane and directs its glide through subtle changes in the curvature of the membrane. The possum can glide for up to 100 metres.