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There are currently over 90 South Australian animal species listed as nationally threatened under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. This includes a diversity of mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian and fish species.

At a state level, there are 324 animal species listed as threatened under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, including:

  • 100 mammal species
  • 163 bird species
  • 53 reptile species
  • 8 amphibian species

The figures above include the 24 mammal and 8 bird species that are considered to have become extinct in South Australia since European settlement.

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