Swift parrot – concussed but okay!

Have a look at this little beauty! This is a young Swift Parrot that was clipped by a car down on Bruny Island on one of the very windy days we have had in Hobart this past week. Lucky for our feathered friend (pictured below), he was not badly injured and ended up with just a mild concussion.  Swift Parrots are a rare and threatened species and are what we

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The Tarkine devil project

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary together with Tarkine Trails are assisting the Tasmanian Government and the University of Tasmania in their fight to save Tasmanian devils from extinction. We currently operate 45 motion-sensitive cameras throughout the rainforests and coastlines of the Tarkine in order to monitor one of the last devil populations that are free from the devil facial tumor disease (DFTD). Via Tarkine Trails’ infrastructure, walks and custom built experiences,

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A spate of cat attacks

This little critter is certainly very coot…. say hello to this sweet baby Eastern Barred Bandicoot! Unfortunately for this little one he was brought in by someone’s pet cat but luckily even being so tiny he was not badly injured and has gone into care. We have had quite a spate of native animals brought in to the Sanctuary due to cat attacks so we thought it might be

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