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WIRES is calling on the general public to help save NSW’s native animals as the not-for-profit rescue group enters one of the busiest times of the year.
According to WIRES CEO Leanne Taylor, it is during the springtime breeding season when native animals across NSW are attempting to raise their young that the organisation is inundated with calls from the public.
“In Spring 2014 WIRES received 108 calls for wombats, 1273 calls for wallabies and kangaroos and 2880 calls for possums and gliders,” said Taylor.
WIRES CEO Leanne Taylor has issued a request on behalf NSW’s native wildlife for the public to ‘keep their cool’ when they encounter swooping birds or snakes this spring. read more
A masked plover that was found by WIRES shot with an arrow has died from internal injuries. read more
It’s a scenario that every country driver will encounter at some stage – a native animal emerging from the bush at high speed directly in front of their car. read more
NSW wildlife is in good hands for tomorrow's World Wildlife Day (Tuesday 03 March 2015) thanks to the NSW public and the dedicated WIRES volunteers according to WIRES CEO, Leanne Taylor. read more
NSW wildlife rescue organisation WIRES is delighted to announce that its new rescue app has achieved over 7500 downloads since the launch just six months ago. read more
WIRES has fielded over 10,000 wildlife rescue calls from public since August and with even more calls expected throughout the breeding season, they are asking the public for help to feed an ever increasing number of hungry mouths. read more
WIRES is caring for a young koala who was hit by a car in Sydney’s south west and was rescued by the fire brigade from the very top of a pole. read more
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