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.
Age: Sub Adult
Found: A registered wildlife carer came to Stanley's rescue on the side of the road and rushed him to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital for immediate medical attention.Read Full Patient Details
Found: Shirley and her mother were found on the side of the road in Ningi, Queensland after they were struck by car. Shirley's mother passed away due to her injuries, sadly leaving young Shirley an orphan.Read Full Patient Details
Found: Cookie was found at the base of a tree in rubbish tip in Caboolture, Queensland, unable to fly.
Transported to: Cookie was rescued by a kind member of the public and brought to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.Read Full Patient Details
Found: Derek the black-striped wallaby joey was found all alone in an abandoned house. Poor Derek had been without food or water for several days.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!