IUCN - Twin Swamps Nature Reserve, Ellen Brook Nature Reserve and Mogumber Nature Reserve

Twin Swamps Nature Reserve, Ellen Brook Nature Reserve and Mogumber Nature Reserve

02 March 2010 | Fact sheet

Critically endangered the Western Swamp tortoise, Australia's rarest reptile,  lives in 3 nature reserves in Western Australia.

Twin Swamps Nature Reserve and Ellen Brook Nature Reserve; all land within Mogumber Nature Reserve are the natural habitat for the critically endangered Western Swamp Tortoise. All three of these reserves are in Western Australia, just above Perth. Twin Swamps and Ellen Brook are IUCN Category IV Reserves, while the Mogumber Nature Reserve is a Category 1a.