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Devils on the Run

Eight healthy Tasmanian Devils from Healesville Sanctuary are being quarantined ahead of their planned translocation to Maria Island off the east coast of Tasmania later next month. They will be the first devils from the Sanctuary's insurance population to be released onto the Island.

2 October 2013
Bush Babies - Poa and Briella

Bush Babies

Introducing two beautiful babies: gorgeous eight month old Briella Tamme from Lilydale, who came to visit Healesville Sanctuary with her mother Lauren and father Sam and had a lovely time on the lawns of the Australian Wildlife Health Centre with Poa the orphaned wombat.

30 September 2013
Pip and Petal

Spring Possums and Blossoms

Meet Pip and Petal, two Common Ringtail Possum babies who LOVE flowers! These two aren’t siblings but they are best friends. They’re both around five months old and were brought into the Australian Wildlife Health Centre at Healesville Sanctuary for different reasons.

25 September 2013
Devil in Pouch

Make a pouch for our Bush Babies!

Springtime is a time when Healesville Sanctuary receives many orphaned wildlife babies. Our vet team at the Australian Wildlife Health Centre work very closely with keepers and carers to look after these little ones.

20 September 2013
Swanny

Nearly a Swan Song

Swanny is just weeks old but very lucky to be here after trying to cross a busy road alone.  This beautiful cygnet was found without a mother or other siblings nearby, so was rescued and brought to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre at Healesville Sanctuary.

17 September 2013
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Tiny care for a tiny patient

Meet Billie, a Little Forest Bat that was brought into the Australian Wildlife Hospital Centre at Healesville Sanctuary earlier this week.

12 September 2013
Baby Bo Update

Update on baby Bo

Everyone’s been asking about Healesville Sanctuary’s adopted orphan Wombat baby Bo. You’ll remember he came into our care three months ago after he was found in the pouch of his mother who’d been hit by a car.

21 August 2013
William Barak

Between Two Worlds

Healesville Sanctuary remembered Aboriginal leader William Barak today, with Wurundjeri Elders, Murrindindi and Auntie Joy and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Jeanette Powell, unveiling a commemorative life-size bronze sculpture and opening Wurundjeri Walk to mark the 110th annviersary of Barak's passing.

15 August 2013
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Wanted: a devil of a name

Meet Healesville Sanctuary’s newest arrival, a gorgeous little Tasmanian Devil joey. Although she’s not up to meeting visitors just yet, she is beautiful, strong and healthy and had her first photo shoot with the Sunday Herald Sun last week, where she was a true little media star.

26 July 2013
Baby Bo

Baby Bo joins our Sanctuary family

Healesville Sanctuary has adopted an orphan wombat baby named Bo, found in the pouch of his mother who had been hit by a car in nearby Yellingbo. The six month old baby was admitted with a few itchy spots which progressively got worse.

7 June 2013