Category Archives: Our Wildlife

Precious the Orphan Wallaby Joey

orphan wallaby joey

This week, we had an orphan wallaby joey brought into us. During the recent severe weather, the joey was abandoned by its pod near a local resident’s house. The local tried to reunite the joey with its mother, however the pod didn’t return, so the joey was brought to us. We have named the joey […]

Happy Birthday Bon Bon the koala!

Bon Bon the koala

Bon Bon the koala is having his first birthday! Hooray! He is the oldest of our 3 joeys born in the last 12 months and was born to Kiah on Christmas Day. Bon Bon celebrates his birthday on Christmas Day, which makes him a very special Christmas koala. He has become a favourite with our staff, […]

Southern Cassowary

southern cassowary

The Southern Cassowary is one of the most incredible animals to be found in Tropical North Queensland. The name cassowary comes from the Malay name kesuari. The cassowary is the largest avian frugivore in the world. Cassowaries can be very intimidating in appearance. They have a tall brown casque (helmet) on top of their head, although […]