Daintree Mammals

The following mammals have been seen around Daintree Village.


  • Spectacled Flying-fox (Pteropus conspiciullata)
  • Little Red Flying-fox
  • Eastern Tube-nosed Bat (Nyctimene robinsonii)
  • Other smaller insectivorous or blossom bats.
  • Swamp Wallaby (Wallabia bicolor)
  • Northern Brown Bandicoot (Isodon macrourous)
  • Long-nosed Bandicoot
  • Striped Possum (Dactylopsila trivirgata)
  • Northern brown Antechinus (Antechinus adustus)
  • Fawn-footed Melomys (Melomys cevinipes)
  • Delicate Mouse (Pseudomys delicatulus)
  • Yellow-footed Antechinus
  • Water Rat (Hydromys chrysogaste)
  • Giant White-tailed Rat (Uromys caudimaculatus)
  • Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) seen in streams toward the end of the valley.
  • Echidna
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