The Rescue Files

Nigel’s Animal Rescue Archive

The start of the 09 Bushfires.

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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.

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

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

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A rat survives.

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But a female possum and her baby dont.

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

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

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

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