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.

Baby Ringtails Stranded Roadside

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 (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.

Huggy the 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.

Greg the Bandicoot

Greg the Bandicoot standing on a towel in the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital

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

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 a very unfortunate incident with a car. The impact of the car damaged the tip of his beak…

A Little Wood Duck Named Cedar

A wood duckling rests in the hands of an RSPCA worker

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

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.