Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Mt Zero-Taravale Sanctuary

Mt Zero
Mt Zero-Taravale Sanctuary
Area
60,000 ha (150,000 acres)
Bioregion
Wet Tropics Bioregion and Einasleigh Uplands Bioregion
Wildlife
  • Mammals: 85
  • Birds: 219
  • Reptiles: 54
  • Amphibians: 21
Threatened Wildlife
At least 27 species, including:
  • Masked Owl
  • Northern Bettong 
  • Northern Quoll 
  • Southern Cassowary
Plants
Assessment underway
Threatened Plants
Assessment underway
Ecosystems
55
Threatened Ecosystems
29
Ecosystems Not Protected in National Parks
Assessment underway
Ecosystems Inadequately Protected in National Parks

(<5% OF AREA PROTECTED)

Assessment underway

Major On-Ground Programs
  • Fire management
  • Weed control
  • Biodiversity surveys and monitoring