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LOCHIE THE LUCKY SUGAR GLIDER

LOCHIE THE LUCKY SUGAR GLIDER

LOCHIE THE LUCKY SUGAR GLIDER Who is that peeking from his hollow?! …It would be one very lucky little Sugar Glider named Lochie! This little guy was the victim of a cat attack and was actually in the cats mouth when he was saved…hence being very, very lucky. […]

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HELP US PROTECT TASMANIA’S WORLD HERITAGE

HELP US PROTECT TASMANIA’S WORLD HERITAGE

PLEASE JOIN US AT A RALLY TO PROTECT TASMANIA’S WORLD HERITAGE AREA THIS IS WHY GREG IRONS (OUR DIRECTOR) WANTS YOU TO FIND YOUR VOICE. Dear Everyone, I am writing to share my personal beliefs on the current debate surrounding Tasmania’s World Heritage Area, and to ask […]

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SHEARWATER SEASON AT BONORONG!

SHEARWATER SEASON AT BONORONG!

SHEARWATER SEASON AT BONORONG! Many of you may be unaware but this time of the year is known to all the staff at Bonorong as ‘Shearwater season’. The Shearwaters surprised us this year as they have been a little behind schedule but since late last week we […]

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BONORONG KANGAROOS SOAKING UP THE SUN!

BONORONG KANGAROOS SOAKING UP THE SUN!

BONORONG KANGAROOS SOAKING UP THE SUN! This is one rather content resident Forester Kangaroo soaking up the sun on a beautiful Autumn’s afternoon here at the Sanctuary. Bonorong is open for normal business hours right throughout the Easter period so if you are looking for something to […]

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LIVING IN HARMONY WITH WILDLIFE – CHEEKY POSSUMS!

LIVING IN HARMONY WITH WILDLIFE – CHEEKY POSSUMS!

LIVING IN HARMONY WITH WILDLIFE – CHEEKY POSSUMS! Look at this cheeky little face! Yes it is the face of one very cute Brushtail Possum (an albino one at that) and we are sure that most of you are familiar with this species. Often called ‘Brushies’ they […]

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THREE-LEGGED ECHIDNA RANDALL OUT AND ABOUT

THREE-LEGGED ECHIDNA RANDALL OUT AND ABOUT

THREE-LEGGED ECHIDNA RANDALL OUT AND ABOUT Last week brought some exciting news for one of the Sanctuary’s residents! Some of you may remember Randall the Echidna? Well Randall has been in rehab for almost a year after he was attacked by a dog. The attack left Randall […]

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RESCUED SEABIRDS, COOLING OFF & GROWING UP

RESCUED SEABIRDS, COOLING OFF & GROWING UP

RESCUED SEABIRDS, COOLING OFF & GROWING UP Although today was a little cooler, Hobart has certainly had a pretty decent run of hot days over the past fortnight! We are sure many of you local Hobartians have had a visit or two to the beach? Well here […]

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SWIFT PARROT – CONCUSSED BUT OKAY!

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 […]

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THE TARKINE DEVIL PROJECT

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 […]

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A SPATE OF CAT ATTACKS

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 […]

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