RSPCA Wildlife Hospital

It’s wild in the Wildlife Hospital! Get to know the colourful characters and hear their stories as they come and go from the Wildlife Hospital.


Two Baby Possums Found On The Road

Two Baby Ringtail Possums Found On The Side Of The Road - Two baby possums held in the hands of RSPCA Wildlife Hospital team member

Every night on Australian roads, possums are in danger from cars and trucks. Sometimes, a mother possum is hit and she can have babies who are still alive in her pouch.


Baby Birds In The RSPCA Wildlife Hospital

A baby figbird chick at the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital

ts that time of year again – Figbird time. Baby birds come in waves, first the noisy minors then the magpies followed by the crows and butcherbirds then just before Christmas, the figbird chicks start fledging.


Huggy the Little Duckling

A fluffy yellow duckling standing on newspaper in the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital

Huggy the duckling was seen swimming alone on a pond in the Botanical gardens. A concerned resident called the RSPCA for assistance and the Rescue unit was sent to check out the situation.


Bubbles The Lucky Echidna

An echidna with damage to his nose is held in the arms of RSPCA Wildlife carer

Bubbles the echidna came to the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital after being hit by a car. The car hit bubbles and damaged the tip of his beak…


Wazza the Koala

Wazza the Koala - A koala hides amongst some leaves at the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital

Wazza the Koala was found lost and confused after making his way into a warehouse through the open door. After climbing a few shelves and making a mess he was soon discovered and the RSPCA rescue team were called to help Wazza.


A lizard visits the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital

A lace monitor lizard recovers under heat lamps in the reptile ICU

These beautiful and curious lizards are very active and can take off at super fast speeds when they are in danger, but not Mystic-Rose, the Lace Monitor. She was found at Karalee very lazy and thirsty.