The Rescue Files

Nigel’s Animal Rescue Archive

The start of the 09 Bushfires.


20th January 2009 a fire starts at Carrum Downs, believed deliberertly lit by a teenager, this dence bushlands main wildlife being ringtail possums, birdlife and reptiles caused a large loss we estimate over 100 of our native wildlife lost in this fire.


Brendan talking to the volunteers, and going through the plan of rescue of burnt wildlife.


The volunteers heading out on a night run as alot of the wildlife found here a nocturnal. They find no injured or living wildlife.


A rat survives.


But a female possum and her baby dont.


Belinda from WHOMP (Wildlife Help On The Mornington Peninsula) caring for one of the surviving rintail possums.


Nigel finds a young stray and very scared kitten 3 days after the fires.

January 22, 2009 - Posted by | Bush Fires, Possums

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