It is possible to grow vegies and still have wildlife visit without having to construct barricades to prevent them eating your vegetables. Here is a simple example showing how vegies are grown and not browsed by wildlife even though surrounding the raised beds there are numerous scats.
Here are some of the wildlife that visit my garden - photos taken using a motion sensor camera. In this bed there is lettuce, beetroot, zuchini's and squash - not a leaf has been nibbled!
A young pademelon
A male and female brush-tailed possum.
Beautiful eastern barred bandicoots - a mother with her young.