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: Poor Emerson was found stuck in a narrow drain in Sunrise Beach, Queensland.
Transported to: The Australia Zoo Rescue Unit rescued Emerson from the bottom of the drain and rushed him to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.Read Full Patient Details
Age: 10 months
Found: Poor Shayne was found all alone in a tree on the side of a road in Deception Bay, Queensland. Sadly his mother was hit by a car and Shayne was chased by crows up a nearby tree.Read Full Patient Details
Found: Poor Rafiki was found on the road after his mother was hit by a car in Beechmont, Queensland.
Transported to: Rafiki was transported to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital by a wildlife carer.Read Full Patient Details
Found: Poor Kevin was found on the side of a very busy road after a suspected car hit in Beerburrum, Queensland.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!