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By tigtog on May 5, 2013
Two hippo stories.
By tigtog on November 6, 2009
I received this as a forwarded email, so I’m keeping personal details unpublished but will pass the email details of anyone genuinely interested along to the original author, who has to move overseas and cannot take them along. Cookie and Coco are just 3 years old and deeply attached to each other, so they desperately want to place them together. They are also accustomed to small children.
By Lauredhel on February 13, 2009
Via A.E.Brain, video of the rescue of that koala who was stuck, dehydrated and with burnt paws, after the Victoria bushfires. More here at the Herald, showing Sam’s journey on the mend. She now has another koala to cuddle. You can donate to Wildlife Victoria here. The RSPCA is also working to assist animals affected [...]
By tigtog on February 10, 2009
If you’re in the bushfire zone looking for something to do to help and you’ve already donated to the Red Cross and the CFA, your local wildlife rescue service could probably do with a hand – ring them and ask them if they need some eucalyptus leaves from your garden trees, or some help filling water containers in the shelters, or just a cash donation.
By tigtog on March 13, 2008
Image credit: TV3 NZ Dolphin rescues stranded NZ whales A dolphin has guided two stranded whales to safety after human attempts to keep the animals off a New Zealand beach failed, a conservation official said. [...] A dolphin, named Moko by locals, appeared and guided the whales to safety after apparently communicating with them, he [...]
By tigtog on November 13, 2007
Cicada in trouble, originally uploaded by tigitogs. This was how we spent some of our time on Saturday at the Glenbrook Spring Festival – rescuing this cicada’s stuck wing. There’s a set of images on my Flickr pages: Cicada Rescue Related posts: I met this guy in Hyde Park today: big bubbles, no trouble (as [...]