From koalas to platypus, from bats and birds to reptiles, kangaroos, dunnarts, wombats and echidnas, Australian wildlife has been decimated by this bushfire crisis, with at least 1 billion wild lives lost so far. But what happens when the fires go out – can our animals and their habitats recover? In this special report podcast we chat to 3 renowned wildlife experts to find out what happens next for our animals. (Spoiler alert: there’s good news!)
In this episode of the Wild Lives podcast, ranger Mel Tyas introduces Sydney’s best-kept secret: the Little Penguins of Manly.
Expedition diver and underwater photographer Julia Sumerling joins the Wild Lives by Faunographic podcast to share her incredible adventures in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
In this episode of the Wild Lives podcast, acclaimed Australian conservation Tim Faulkner reveals how he’s saving the Tasmanian Devil from extinction.
Found in the tropical north, cassowaries are Australia’s OG dinosaur birds. But do they deserve their fearsome reputation? Dr Graham Lauridsen shares his real-life encounters.
Marine biologist Suzanne Hillcoat shares her wild encounters with dwarf minke whales on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
Winston Churchill once said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Ray Dearlove doesn’t just see an opportunity to save the rhino from certain extinction – he’s created one with The Australian Rhino Project. This ambitious plan will establish a breeding herd of white rhinos Down […]
Fancy a few petite paws with your coffee? A new café on Melbourne’s Queen Street is home to 11 cats you can play with while you eat/drink/get your merry on. The cats vary in age and live permanently at the café after being rescued from a local shelter, upping the warm-and-fuzzy factor. Cat cafes have […]
Seven Maremma dogs are being trained to protect Eastern Barred Bandicoots in a new Zoos Victoria program. Since kicking off in the late 1980s, Melbourne Zoo’s successful bandicoot breeding program has released 650 of the marsupials into fenced-off areas in Hamilton, Mount Rothwell and Woodlands Historic Park. Now, the goal is to remove the fences […]
Take part in the Cat Tracker project and you’ll find out precisely where your feline goes on its adventures – and who it hangs out with – all in the name of serious research, natch. In a project developed by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, animal research organisation Your Wild Life and online […]