Wildlife

Delve into the world of our furry, feathered and scaled friends.

Platypus milked for venom for the first time

Wildlife

The Australian Reptile Park’s general manager Tim Faulkner has, for the first time, successfully milked a platypus for its venom, which will now be used by researchers to determine whether or not it could have health benefits.

A guide to Australia’s fairy-wrens

Wildlife

Fairy-wrens are among the most beautiful birds in Australia, (some) with their electric blue plumage, but they have quirky personalities too. Here, you can get to know all 10 species.

The future of Australian frogs

Wildlife

Two new research tools are supporting a groundswell of public interest that could make a difference to the future of Australian frogs, which are facing tough times.

Wildlife rehab

Wildlife

Our iconic native wildlife are all having to deal with less and less living space. Where wildlife used to be able to spread out in their native habitat, urbanisation is resulting in constantly decreasing bush and is creating pockets of wildlife. As animals move out of those pockets, they come into contact with people and… View Article