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CHINESE PRESIDENT MEETS BABY DEVILS

CHINESE PRESIDENT MEETS BABY DEVILS

CHINESE PRESIDENT MEETS BABY DEVILS The Chinese President made a flying visit to Hobart this week on the tail end of the G20 summit. Greg (our director) had the privilege of meeting  Mr Xi Jinping 习近平 and his lovely wife Madam Peng Liyuan at Government House. Greg took […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRED, 100 YEARS OLD!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRED, 100 YEARS OLD!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRED, 100 YEARS OLD! The Sanctuary has held a special birthday party for one of our residents ‘Fred’, who is a Sulphur-crested Cockatoo. We were celebrating quite a milestone as Fred has turned 100 years old! Fred’s party was a fantastic success! We had loads of ‘cockatoo themed’ […]

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IS THIS THE MOST ADORABLE CREATURE IN THE WORLD?

IS THIS THE MOST ADORABLE CREATURE IN THE WORLD?

PUGGLES – ONE OF THE MOST ADORABLE CREATURES ON OUR PLANET! Prepare for a cuteness overload!!! This beautiful bundle of joy is a ‘puggle‘ which is the name used for a baby Echidna or Platypus. This happens to be a Short-Beaked Echidna puggle and it is actually very rare […]

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BONORONG WINS ‘SMALL EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR’

BONORONG WINS ‘SMALL EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR’

BONORONG WINS ‘SMALL EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR’ Bonorong is so pleased to announce that we have won the ‘Small Employer of The Year’ category at the Tasmanian Training Awards! Some of the Bonorong crew attended the Gala Presentation Dinner at Wrest Point and were there to excitedly […]

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BIRDS, WONDERFUL BIRDS!

BIRDS, WONDERFUL BIRDS!

BIRDS, WONDERFUL BIRDS! A lot of you would know that Bonorong has recently built a wonderful ‘Seabird Rehabilitation Facility‘ that has been desperately needed in Tasmania. The enclosure (complete with a large salt water swimming pool) has been designed so that it is big enough to be […]

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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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