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Wildlife Stories

Do You Have A Possum Living In Your Roof?

How to safely and humanely remove a possum from your roof Do you have a possum scampering over your roof at night? Or is a possum making loud noises near your bedroom window? Or does a possum live in your roof? Learn what you can do to live happily with your neighbourhood possums. Common possums Brushtail Possums Brushtail Possums are commonly seen in urban areas and heard scampering over the roof …Read More

Success Story: The Greater Bilby Makes A Comeback

There are many activists, scientists and volunteers working to preserve our planet and its inhabitants. Conservation foundations including our own Animal Talk Foundation work tirelessly towards the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of Australian wildlife back into safe and thriving regions around Australia. So this month I wish to highlight the success that comes from conservation.  The Greater Bilby is a species iconic for endangered and extinct Australian animals. Less than …Read More

Becoming A Wildlife Carer – Is It Your Calling?

Learning what it takes to become a volunteer wildlife carer Most of us would do anything to cuddle up to some of Australia’s amazing native wildlife. From feeding joeys in makeshift pouches to teaching  baby birds how to fly, becoming a volunteer wildlife carer is a very rewarding and fulfilling experience. Nurturing our unique wildlife and watching them go free into the wild is enough to make your heart sing! But what …Read More

Best Australian Wildlife Apps!!!!

It’s easier than ever to become a wildlife expert, or help researchers study our animals and plants WITH THE WORLD at your fingertips (or in your pocket) it is simple to become a wildlife expert. These apps are the best out there to help you identify Australian wildlife. Depending on your needs you may benefit from a general or a more specific guide depending on your location (local, state or …Read More

Helping Native Wildlife Through The Heat

Is your backyard wildlife friendly this summer?   Australia has some of the most unique wildlife in the world. With the heatwaves making their way across Australia, there are many ways we can help preserve our precious wildlife and prevent the populations from dwindling. We are privileged to live with some of these iconic species, especially in our own backyards!  You can make your gardens more wildlife friendly by easily providing a water …Read More

There’s a lot you can do to keep Australia Clean, Green and Wildlife Friendly.

Australians are among the highest producers of waste, per person, in the world. Cigarette butts, plastic bags, drink bottles, plastic chip bags, bottle caps and alcoholic beverage bottles are some of the most common waste items to end up polluting our environment and waterways. A single plastic bag can last for up to 450 years in salt water, and cause many marine fatalities before it is eventually broken up. What …Read More

Create a Lizard Friendly Garden

Blue tongues, skinks, water dragons, and other lizards are fantastic buddies to encourage in your backyard. Skinks will eat up insects and their larvae, and larger skinks will take care of slugs and snails for you. You can create your own Lizard Conservation Area. To encourage lizards in your garden: Try to: Plant local native grasses and ground covers. A thick ground cover gives lizards plenty of good places to …Read More

Wildlife Tourism Help or Harm?

We all know there are many beautiful places and amazing animals to experience on this planet. In fact most people ‘s holidays and getaways are based on everything nature has to offer. Spending time in nature and observing wildlife has many health benefits not to mention extreme mental and emotional pleasure. People travel all over the world to catch a glimpse of a polar bear, get their picture taken with …Read More