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Downs - Australian Grassland
Transcript of Downs - Australian Grassland
460 bird species
110 mammal species
225 freshwater fish species and
40 percent of Australia’s reptiles Animals in the Downs Wombat Dingo Emu Wallaby Kangaroo For several thousand years, the Darling Downs was home to various clans of the Wakka Wakka language speakers.
The Downs Indigenous peoples were also knows as the Gomaingguru, ‘fire blacks’ (from their habit of frequently firing the grasslands).
Tribal groups used controlled fires to flush out game, to rejuvenate aging vegetation, and to keep tree and shrub species from taking over grasslands. The new settlers started ranching and mining throughout the region. The bad effects of this kind of land use have caused a lot of problems like changes in the landscape as well as loss of homes for the tribes. Therefore it is essential that we protect these grasslands from further deterioration Australia