of Injured Native Wildlife
Unfortunately, kangaroos, wombats and birds do become
involved in collisions with vehicles, and as a result can suffer
injuries or fatalities. Often they're left on or beside the road with
their injuries, because people don't know what to do.
Here are some basic steps to guide you in the initial
emergency care of animals or birds.
Stop and check the animal.
Check pouches of female kangaroos and wombats.
Small joeys can often be hand reared.
joey is found, keep them quiet in a dark and warm place.
A towel or a jumper makes a good emergency pouch!
the animal has been killed, please remove its body from the
the animal is seriously injured, urgently contact a vet or the
the bird or animal to your nearest wildlife association, or, in
Tallong, to the General Store, where there's always a supply of
housing and food ready for emergencies.
important to remember that injured adult animals cannot be
early Spring, after good rainfall, the animals are on the move,
especially early in the morning and in early evening.
Please drive at
sensible speeds and take care! These animals were here long before
N.A.N.A. (National Animal Network Association)
Anne Dashwood 02 48410444
Pam Maynard 02 48410221