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WIRES Green sea turtle release Monday 14 Oct

Saturday, October 12, 2013

After a long recovery at Taronga wildlife clinic, WIRES is pleased to be releasing a green sea turtle back to the wild on the Central Coast of NSW this Monday the 14th of October.  read more

WIRES rescues glider endangered in the South East

Thursday, October 10, 2013

A greater glider joey has been rescued by WIRES from the South East of NSW where the populations of the species is endangered. While the joey is healthy and likely to be released back into the wild, the future of the species remains dim.  read more

Thousands in shock to realise the Koala is clinging for hope

Monday, October 07, 2013

The annual Entijuanarte Festival, Tijuana Mexico has a new attraction this year; an art installation featuring Australia’s cuddly koala. While tens of thousands are gathering to enjoy the giant koala bear, they are shocked to realise there are threats to the future of the species.  read more

Help WIRES care for swans this spring

Monday, September 30, 2013

As the winter breeding season of the black swan comes to an end in southern parts of Australia, cygnets are birthing in the thousands around NSW. WIRES has put forward its 28th Spring Appeal, calling on the public to help it rescue unique wildlife animals like the black swan.  read more