Flora and fauna emblems of australian capital territory
The mammals are a subset of the southern coastal Australian fauna. Monotremes. The shortbeaked echidna is found throughout the territory. The platypus occurs in pools in the rivers. Marsupials. The tiger quoll is very rare.The floral emblem of the Australia Capital territory is the Royal Bluebell (Wahlenbergia gloriosa) and the animal emblem is the Gang Gang Cockatoo. Does ACT have a flora and fauna emblem? Yes. flora and fauna emblems of australian capital territory
The Royal Bluebell was announced as the floral emblem of the Australian Capital Territory on 26 May 1982 by the Hon. Michael Hodgman, the Minister for the Capital Territory. This species was the unanimous recommendation of a committee chaired by Dr Robert Boden, then Director of the Australian National Botanic Gardens.