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Bonorong makes the Ultimate Tasmania Bucket List!

Titled “100 things to do in Tasmania before you die“, Experience Oz have compiled a list of experiences not to miss while in our beautiful island state. We’re pleased to be featured at #17 – snugly between Salamanca Markets and The Wall – and we’re pretty excited. Be sure to check out the full list and get around to all the experiences while you can!

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Shy Albatross – from Poatina to Tasman Peninsula

Shy Albatross - from Poatina to Tasman Peninsula

You may have heard in the news recently that a Shy Albatross was found a long way from home: in Poatina, up north. Thanks to a dedicated member of the public, the Animal Medical Centre in Launceston and our rescuers, we were able to transfer the albatross (nicknamed “Alby”) at our seabird rehabilitation centre in Brighton and give him the rest and rehabilitation he needed. A young albatross, Alby […]

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Do you dream of working with animals?

Do you dream of working with animals?

Intakes are now open for our internships! One of Bonorong’s biggest strengths, and something we are extremely proud of, is our standard of animal husbandry and professionalism. Bonorong created two nationally-recognised training programs in partnership with TasTAFE. “Being able to complete the Certificate II in Animal Studies through the Internship at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary was definitely a life changing experience. I was able to learn what it meant to […]

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Meet Jasper, our newest baby wombat.

Meet Jasper, our newest baby wombat.

Let’s face it: baby wombats are pretty cute. Of all the marsupials out there, they are the one that get people swooning every time. But as we discovered in our recent profile of carer Linda, they’re also hard work to raise! We thought we’d share the journey of one little wombat with you – from rescue to release, right here on this blog. It’ll be a multi-year process, but […]

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Shearwater season is underway!

Shearwater season is underway!

Shearwater season is well & truly underway at the Sanctuary with our 30th Short-tailed Shearwater coming into care overnight. All of these birds have come in for some R&R over the past fortnight, most of them usually only needing to spend 3-4 days in our care. There has also been another 43 birds that have been rehabilitated by dedicated wildlife carers based in the north and south. So all […]

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