The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital treats up to 6800 sick and injured animals every year. From Sea Turtles to koalas, frogs and snakes - the dedicated team of vets, nurses and volunteers work round-the-clock to provide world-class treatment to wildlife in need.
Sadly, 70 per cent of patients are victims of car accidents, dog attacks or human pollution.
While many animals are successfully rehabilitated and released back to the wild, some require full-time wildlife carers for the remainder of their life; others don't survive.
Found: On the ground, beside a road in Bongaree, QLD. It was suspected that she may have been hit by a car.Read Full Patient Details
Found: Charlotte was sadly left an orphan after her mum was hit by a car in Nanango, QLD.
Transported to: The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital by a local wildlife carer.Read Full Patient Details
Found: Caught around the legs in a feral animal trap on a property at Gympie, QLD. The owner was immediately concerned for his well being and called the Australia Zoo Rescue Service.Read Full Patient Details
Found: On a road near Maroochy River in Bli Bli, QLD.
Transported to: The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital by a concerned member of the public.Read Full Patient Details
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24 Hour Wildlife Emergency Phone: 1300 369 652
Rescue vehicles and staff are on call seven days a week. Please don’t let wildlife suffer – give us a call, we'll take care of it!