Wildlife

For advice on sick, injured, orphaned or displaced native animals as well as where to find care for the animal, contact the Wildcare hotline on (08) 9474 9055,
this is a 24 hour service.

If you are in the northern suburbs, you can contact Native Animal Rescue in Malaga on (08) 9249 3434. Native Animal Rescue provides some important information on what to do if you find a native animal.


 

 

 


Protecting our Wildlife

Illegal wildlife activities pose a serious threat to animal welfare. Illegal activities may include collecting and trading in wild animals without a licence or keeping banned species. Animals affected by illegal activities are often captured, handled, transported and kept in unacceptable conditions.

In the worst cases, animals lose their lives for example if they are squashed into small packages to be smuggled and deprived of food and water. The animals are often destined for the domestic and international pet trade where, as wild animals not used to living in captivity, they suffer further. The RSPCA encourages everyone to look out for any potential illegal activities involving wildlife.

Be a champion for wildlife welfare and report illegal activity to the Department of Parks and Wildlife (Wildlife Watch Hotline freecall 1800 449 453).

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