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Plastic band could kill beloved platypus

premium_icon Plastic band could kill beloved platypus

Rescuers have had difficulty finding the distressed creature

Is it a rat? Is it a joey? 'Very special' baby rescued

premium_icon Is it a rat? Is it a joey? 'Very special' baby rescued

TOO cute: WIRES Northern Rivers rescues wildlife from rare species

'Strange-looking' chick nearly ready for release

premium_icon 'Strange-looking' chick nearly ready for release

IS this the strangest bird you have ever seen?

Outrage after ducklings killed by 'disgusting' driver

Outrage after ducklings killed by 'disgusting' driver

"I just don't understand how someone could deliberately do that"

Man's shock as possum drops into his stove fire

Man's shock as possum drops into his stove fire

Sooty is the luckiest possum on the Northern Rivers

How Olivia was saved from almost-certain death

How Olivia was saved from almost-certain death

Unfortunate incident separated this flying-fox pup from her mother

How this Baza bird survived being hit by a car

How this Baza bird survived being hit by a car

The Pacific Baza suffered a head injury and heavy concussion

Four ways you can avoid hassles with snakes this summer

Four ways you can avoid hassles with snakes this summer

Being aware of these facts may help you if you encounter a snake

Baby bird survives four days stuck behind wheel arch of car

Baby bird survives four days stuck behind wheel arch of car

Our feathered friends have proved themselves ardent battlers

Ballina cop rescues skippy from Richmond River

Ballina cop rescues skippy from Richmond River

Police officers called to the river while out to grab morning coffee

Heat kills off thousands of flying foxes

Heat kills off thousands of flying foxes

Some dead bats out of reach, residents warned to brace for stink

There really was a monster under the bed - a huge snake!

There really was a monster under the bed - a huge snake!

Autumn, 4, delighted to find monster under her bed, mum not so much

What do you get when you cross a sheep with a baby wallaby?

What do you get when you cross a sheep with a baby wallaby?

Woolly little jumpers! (Thanks to a group of women in South Africa)

Mick saves a wallaby with a kiss (of life)

Mick saves a wallaby with a kiss (of life)

Giving mouth to mouth to a swamp wallaby might make most feel queasy