ER for animals: inside Australia’s Currumbin Wildlife hospital – a photo essay

ER for animals: inside Australia’s Currumbin Wildlife hospital – a photo essay

The Guardian

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Vets, nurses and volunteers have been treating sick, injured and orphaned native animals on the Gold Coast for 32 years

The Currumbin Wildlife hospital on Queensland’s Gold Coast is one of the country’s busiest wildlife hospitals. For 32 years, vets, nurses and volunteers have worked to treat and rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned native animals. More than 140,000 animals have been admitted to the hospital in the past 20 years, most of those brought in by members of the public. The number of admissions is rising every year. In 2020, almost 14,000 animals needing care were admitted.

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