Native Animals & Wildlife

Whilst the City of Kalamunda does not directly deal with wildlife issues, we do promote the protection and care of native animals in our environment. On this page you will find information relating to the most common issues our Rangers come across within our City.

Native Animals

This information has been provided by the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions and additional information can be obtained by calling the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions on (08) 9219 9000 or by visiting their website.

Find out more about Living with wildlife from Parks and Wildlife Services

Reptiles (snakes, blue-tongue lizards and bobtails)
Possums
Quenda
Swooping Magpies
Western Grey Kangaroo

Snake Removal

If you find a snake in a garden or a house, keep pets and people well clear and ensure you keep an eye on snake's location.

City of Kalamunda do not remove snakes off private property. 

Contact the Wildcare helpline on (08) 9474 9055 for information on safety and reptile behaviour. Wildcare helpline no longer provide reptile removal or relocation services information. It is recommended to seek removal or relocation services from a pest control service or search online for a snake removal service near you. Alternatively you can contact the reptile removers below:

Please be aware snake removal services are not free.

Do NOT attempt to kill the snake, this often results in people being bitten and is Illegal. 

Sick, injured, orphaned or displaced wildlife

If you find sick, injured, orphaned or displaced wildlife, please contact the relevant departments for further assistance.

  • Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) - (08) 9290 6100
  • Wildcare Helpline - (08) 9474 9055
  • WA Wildlife 24/HR Call Centre - (08) 9417 7105
Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Wildcare Helpline

Cane Toads

For further information, or to report a cane toad sighting, please contact the Cane Toad Hotline 1800 44 WILD (1800 449 453).

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