Found an orphaned animal? What you should do next, according to expert wildlife carers

Buddy the baby pademelon was emaciated, starving and his organs were shutting down when wildlife carer Jill* was contacted for help. Key points: Animal rescue experts say well-meaning people can harm wildlife due to a lack of knowledge Experienced carers say to help orphaned animals, the “best thing to do is hand them over” to … Read more

Roadkill data paints bloody picture of wildlife carnage across Tasmania

The blood-red lines on the map of Tasmania, along every road, tell the story. Key points: It has been estimated on average around 32 animals die every hour on Tasmania’s roads — a rate faster than a death every two minutes Almost 60,000 reports of roadkill were sent via a smartphone app, over a three-year … Read more