Wildlife Injuries
News and Interesting Facts

This page will be used to show how we deal with injuried or sick animals in our bush hospital.

Harveys tooth operation/Note pocket of infection at root of tooth.

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Tooth extraction to release infection

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repair decay in remaining tooth

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Stitching an Antilopine Wallaroo's ripped open pouch

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The Joey had to be removed to do the job.

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Thirty five stitches later Beverley's Joey is put back into her pouch before she wakes

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Three days later still some swelling but healing well.Joey still in pouch.

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This little girl came in with this injury late in the afternoon. Fly blown and swollen.Took about 50 stitches and was not finished until after dark.Had to use a headlamp to see what I was doing.

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After the repair,pouch looks good.Now Meds for 10 days and pain relief for the first 4 days.She was released back to the wild after 14 days.

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Pouch in great shape.

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Mother and Daughter on day of release.

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