Manar

It was late one night when Manar, a severely injured adult female wombat, was brought to us. She had a fractured skull and  jaw , severe concussion and dehydration.The rescuer had noticed her by the side of the road in the morning but thought that she was dead . On…

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A Big Thanks From Big Bertha

The rescue and rehabilitation of injured native animals is a team effort and Bertha the wombat has many people to thank. Bertha was injured near a major highway and then was seen scurrying down her burrow.  First she had to be dug out of the burrow.  When rescued, X-rays showed…

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Monga Goes Home

Monga Goes Home Monga the wombat was rescued near Mongarlowe. Weighing in at 34 kilograms the wild wombat, despite having a dislocated elbow and fractured wrist as a result of a motor vehicle accident, had no wish to be rescued and put up a real fight, which involved wrecking two…

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Wilma’s Story

The snow lay lightly on the surrounding hills on a frosty July morning when the call for a wombat rescue came in. The prospects for a successful rescue did not seem good when told by the wildlife rescue line caller that the mother had been killed the night before. With overnight…

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Denton takes the Wheel

Not your typical wombat Denton was never your typical wombat. Named because of  the dental and other surgery to fix a fractured jaw when his mother was killed by a motor vehicle, he was happiest sleeping in a backpack. Initially this was alright but as he continued to grow this…

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