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Read about WIRES native animal rescue and care stories and updates on WIRES work with wildlife.

Flood impact in southern NSW

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The recent flooding around NSW has had an impact on wildlife with a number of flood affected animals coming into care at our Riverina Branch.  read more

Sacred Kingfisher

Monday, March 19, 2012

This sacred kingfisher was found outside of the local Bunnings at Bathurst.  read more

Sea-eagle inland rescue

Monday, March 05, 2012

White-bellied sea-eagle in careWhile the range for White-bellied sea-eagles does extend to inland Australia they are more commonly seen in coastal areas. This is only the second time WIRES records show a bird in care in inland NSW.  read more

Brushtail possum

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Brushtail PossumLate last week our WIRES Rescue Ambulance was called to the Veolia terminal at Clyde, in western Sydney, where an injured brushtail possum had been found.  read more

Wedge-tailed Eagle rescued in western Sydney

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Wedge-tailed eagle image thanks Sean CadeWIRES is often called to rescue juvenile animals that have found themselves in difficult situations.  read more

Eastern Pygmy-possum rescued by school students

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The very young pygmy-possum found by school students in Belrose Update 23rd February: The young Eastern Pygmy-possum is doing really well. He has been gaining weight, eating voraciously and according to his carer, Lyn he is very feisty, which is an achievment when you weigh only 16 grams!  read more

A Stitch in time

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Diamond pythonA wonderful story of a Diamond Python nicknamed 'Stitches' after what we think was an altercation with a ride-on mower.  read more

Freshwater Crocodile rescued in Rooty Hill

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Freshwater Crocodile image thanks to RoseA very unusual rescue occurred deep in suburban Rooty Hill in Sydney's west on Tuesday evening. A caller rang WIRES to say her teenage daughter had found a crocodile in their backyard.  read more

Postie rescues young echidna

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Young Echidna image thanks Sharon McGrigorThis young echidna came into care with WIRES Northern Rivers after being washed out of his burrow from recent heavy rains.  read more

Sugar Glider - Rough start to the year

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Sugar Glider image thanks Lib Rutynberg  read more



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