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

Orphaned Squirrel Glider

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Squirrel Glider image by Lib RuytenbergThis young female squirrel glider was sadly orphaned.  read more

Red Belly Knocking

Thursday, December 08, 2011

This is the story of a very unusual rescue of a red bellied black snake by one of our WIRES reptile rescuers Jacqui.  read more

Albatross Entanglement

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Albatross releaseWIRES recently had a very special bird in care. Initially, two albatrosses were seen entangled in fishing line by an alert member of the public.  read more

Yellow-bellied Glider

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Yellow-bellied_Glider_image by Doug Beckers NPWSThis young female yellow-bellied joey was found on the Central Coast near Erina in October last year. She was found on the ground, alone with no mother able to be found. She weighed only 107 grams.  read more

Three by three

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Recently three little flying fox pups were fortunate to be found among the leaf litter in their back yards by caring people who called WIRES.  read more

Grey Goshawk Chick

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Grey Goshawk chick image thanks Melanie Barsony This beautiful Grey Goshawk chick was found under a large gum tree.

The chick had fallen from its nest and injured its wing.  read more

Update on flying fox pups rescued two weeks ago

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Ruben - GHFF pup at 6 weeksWe recently brought you the story of three very young flying-fox pups rescued by WIRES in northern NSW.  read more

Barn Owl looking for a hollow to call home

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Barn Owl image thanks Adrian CaruanaWIRES often has more in owls in care at this time of year as the juveniles from the winter breeding begin to disperse to find their own territory.  read more

Cedar Creek wombat

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Wombat joey image thanks Roz HolmesA man driving through the Watagan forest accidentally hit and killed an adult female wombat. Fortunately he decided to go back and check her pouch and found a young unharmed joey in her pouch.  read more

Boobook in a sticky situation

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Boobook OwlWIRES members Mick and Cheryl were called out to a beautiful property near Darbys Falls, south of Cowra.  read more



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