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Sugar glider hanging on a barbed wire fence

On 21 October Belinda from Corndale found a Sugar glider hanging on a barbed wire fence. She immediately rushed over to try and see if she could release the glider from the fence but found that the poor animal was not only entangled, the barbed wire was wrapped around her pouch and 2 tiny joeys …

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This little Echidna Puggle has been through a lot, even though she is less than two months old.

Last Sunday Melanie found the little Puggle in a paddock at Brooklet, she observed it for a while and searched for mum Echidna, but Mum was not around.Melanie called WIRES and she was talked through how to contain the Puggle that by now had tried to dig into the soil in order to hide.Melanie had …

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10 June 2021

A concerned member of public called WIRES when a resident Ringtail possum was observed coming down from a tree, jump onto the ground and then went under a bushy area in the front yard. This happened at 9.00am in the morning, broad daylight and obviously very unusual behaviour for a nocturnal and arboreal animal that …

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24 April 2021

Today is World Veterinary Day and we want to show our appreciation for all the veterinary practices who work with us for the wellbeing of our native wildlife. We could not do what we do without the help of vets all around Australia, who use their time and knowledge to provide medical assistance to our …

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3 April 2021

Last week WIRES received a call for a microbat that had become stuck on fly tape and had already been removed by the member of the public. Still stuck to himself the poor bat was quickly rescued by WIRES volunteer bat carer Merryn and brought to Alstonville Veterinary Hospital for assessment. Under anaesthetic, WIRES volunteer …

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