Raising Orphans

Posted on 22 June, 2016 By (0) Comment

Meet Marcus

koala rescue, raising koala joeys

Categories : MBKR | Raising Orphans | Rescues
Posted on 8 December, 2015 By (0) Comment

Rickie and Kiana

Rickie and Kiana were recently rescued by our dedicated rescuers and now in the hands of one of the carers. Rickie and her mother Gwen were found in Strathpine, after they were hit by a car and as a consequence mum was euthanased. Little Ricky was only 800 gr when she got to our carer, […]

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Posted on 6 December, 2015 By (0) Comment

Meet Guillaume

This little boy was found sitting on a busy road in Lawnton. The caller said he had been “bumped” by a car and so our rescuers took him to the wildlife hospital. After a full assessment he was taken to a carer where he will stay until he is ready to go to pre-release. Guillaume […]

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Posted on 14 July, 2015 By (1) Comment

Meet Barambah

Another little girl has come into care. Barambah was found sitting on her mum and desperately trying to wake her up. She didn’t understand that mum was hit by a car and died. Luckily some people found her and took her to the local vet. Then a lovely wildlife carer made the journey to the […]

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Posted on 30 June, 2015 By (1) Comment

Meet Enya

This little girl was safely sitting in her mum’s pouch when mum Jerry decided to cross a busy road. Unfortunately she got hit by a car and sustained horrific injuries to her head. As a consequence Jerry was euthanased and at only 182 grams little Enya needed critical care from an experienced carer. So she […]

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Posted on 29 June, 2015 By (0) Comment

Billy Ray released into tracking project

The little girl that came into our care earlier this year has now been released. Billy Ray has been given the all clear from the vet at the Endeavour Vet Clinic, her weight 3.5 kg and a body condition score of 8/10. Well done girlie!   The tests were all good and so she was […]

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Posted on 12 June, 2015 By (7) Comment

Meet Sophie

This week brought the first little joey of the season into our care. Little Sophie was found sitting on a fence in Deception Bay, while her mum was high up in the tree. And although Sophie was calling out to her mum, she didn’t come down to get her. Sophie – who weighs less than […]

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Posted on 25 January, 2015 By (1) Comment

Meet Jandamarra and Little Eddie

While a few of the bigger boys and girls have now moved on to the plantation, we had room for more koala kids. Jandamarra, whose name came from a great Aboriginal warrior of the Bunuba people, was found without a mother. Although he thought he was a big boy, he would still need milk and […]

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Posted on 25 January, 2015 By (0) Comment

Meet Tillie and Billy Ray

Two new friends have arrived with our carer, Tillie and Billy Ray – both found without their mum but both too little to survive by themselves. Although both of them are not pouch bound, they would still ride on mum’s back and depend on her for milk. They would be with their mothers for at […]

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Posted on 20 November, 2014 By (1) Comment

Katie and Tassie to ‘kindy”

Katie and Tassie have entered a new stage in their lives. Both girls were taken to the wildlife hospital for a checkup and after they were given the all clear they are now in the rainforest, which is the koala “kindy”. Here they will have a few friends and will learn to live without their […]

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