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PATIENT OF THE WEEK

THE STORIES BEHIND THE PATIENTS AT THE AUSTRALIA ZOO WILDLIFE HOSPITAL

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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.

December 2014

Shawn the Koala

Shawn the Koala

Age: Adult - 3 Years Old

Sex: Male Weight: 5.6 gms

Found: On a property in Toogoolawah. It was suspected that Shawn had been attacked by three dogs and also caught up in the middle of a herd of sheep!

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Tiny & Timmy the Broad-Shelled Long-Necked Turtles

Tiny & Timmy the Broad-Shelled Long-Necked Turtles

Age: Hatchlings

Sex: Unknown Weight: 1 gram each

Found: Mum was run over by a car while trying to cross the D’Aguilar Highway near Wamuran, QLD.

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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!