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Ranger Bob visits Campbell Street Primary

Ranger Bob visits Campbell Street Primary

We love providing the younger generation with the tools and education they need to assist our wildlife. Schools are welcome to book in “Ranger Bob” to come to their school to talk about the importance of looking after our wildlife. We do charge a small fee for Bob’s time, but some schools go above and beyond and fundraise for us to coincide with a visit. One such school is […]

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Why do wombats do cube-shaped poo?

Why do wombats do cube-shaped poo?

One of our favourite facts about wombats (okay, maybe it’s only a favourite for a few of us!) is that their poo is cube shaped. Yes – really! For the record, baby wombats don’t drop tiny cubes, they all look pretty standard until the wombat reaches maturity at around 18 months. Recently we came across an article on The Conversation about why and how wombats are so special in […]

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Community fundraising – thank you!

Community fundraising - thank you!

As you know, we are 100% funded by ticket sales and donations which is why we are always so appreciative when a business or community group decides to help us out. A big shout out to both The Vegan Box and Little Possums for passing on a percentage of their profits to assist our running costs. We’re so grateful to have such an amazing community around us!    

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Student science: Seabird Debris

Student science: Seabird Debris

Are you a beach goer? We have been contacted by a dedicated PhD Student from UTAS, who is studying the impacts of marine debris ingestion on our seabirds, and she would love your help! She has set up a facebook page for the community to report any deceased seabirds they may came across. It’s as simple as snapping a photo and uploading it to the facebook page with the […]

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Wrap-up: Australasian Bat Society Workshop

Wrap-up: Australasian Bat Society Workshop

Post by Lisa Cawthen Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary hosted a microbat rescue and rehabilitation as part of the 17th Australasian Bat Society Conference. This was the first workshop of its kind in Tasmania, with the aim to educate Tasmanian carers, and bat society members, about the best techniques for rescuing and rehabilitating microbats. Tasmania has eight species of micro-bat, many of which come into care. Microbats are one of Tasmania’s […]

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