Every night on Australian roads, possums (along with other native wildlife) are struck by vehicles and left on the side of the road. Many of these possums have babies who are still alive in their pouch.
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.
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 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.
Greg the Bandicoot was brought to the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital after being found turning in circles on the side of the road.
Bubbles the echidna came to the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital after a very unfortunate incident with a car. The impact of the car damaged the tip of his beak…
A little wood duck came into the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital after escaping a raging fire yesterday. In the heat of the moment, this little sweetheart (who we’ve since named Cedar) became separated from his family, and was lost.
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.
These beautiful and inquisitive 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 lethargic and dehydrated.
A Plover, Eastern Water Dragon, Koala & Ringtail Possum all visited the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital recently & have stories to share.
Bertram the Brushtail Possum was very unlucky and hit by a car at Kuraby a few days ago. He is lucky to be alive!