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Pest animals

Pests are animals that have been introduced where they are not wanted. The worst ones are 'declared' pest animals. Here's all you need to know about Adelaide’s pests.

Pests that are regulated under the Landscape South Australia Act 2019 are known as 'declared pest animals'.

Introduced animal pests pose a major threat to agriculture, the environment and public safety in South Australia.

Declared weeds have restrictions on their movement, sale, releasing and destroying them. Landowners are responsible for managing them in South Australia.

What animals are pests?

View the complete list of South Australia's declared pest animals on the Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) website.

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