Wildlife carer information

Wildlife Rescue and wildlife carers

What to do when I find injured wildlife.

UQ Vets Dayboro states on their webpage that they will evaluate and treat sick and injured wildlife at no charge, and will work with wildlife carers or sanctuaries if specific rehabilitation is required. 

They also advice that you can call the following people and organisations for help

NB: It is important to note that bats or flying foxes should never be handled due to the risk of humans contracting Lyssa Virus. 

Common wildlife carer questions.

  • What do I do when I find an injured animal.
    Ensure it is safe and call for help using one of the above listed numbers.
  • Who is the wildlife carer for Dayboro?
    This depends, each carer has a speciality. For Birds it is Mel Pope, for Koalas it is Pine Rivers Koala Care and so fort.
  • What do I do if I find a snake?
    Call a snake catcher, they will catch the snake and relocate it, if it is injured they will look after it.

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