From Little Things

There’s a very important animal which I haven’t taken the time to write about before. But she’s by far my favourite┬árescue story to date. My little mate Dodge recently ticked over...

Margit is the only other carer for Lumholtz Tree Kangaroos in Australia. While Dr Karen Coombes from Tree Roo Rescue cares for adults, Margit cares and rehabilitates the orphaned babies ready...

As elusive as the tree kangaroo themselves, it seems so too are the people ensuring their survival. I was lucky enough to venture out to visit the only Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo...

There’s an island just off the coast of Gladstone, offering a retreat for both humans and turtles alike. I spent a couple of nights with Bob McCosker and one of his...

At 74 years of age, Bob Irwin is a man of retirement age. But instead, he’s chasing lizards under trees, jumping off moving vehicles and more determined than ever to leave...

Stop to take a closer look and you’ll see the true meaning in the saying that ‘life attracts life’. One afternoon, sitting in the peaceful surrounds of a special little place...

Johnny is a special little soul, who under the circumstances should show fear of human kind. But indicative of his gentle personality, though living in a tiny cage he could barely...

Aswita is a female Sumatran elephant, who, on her own accord, took on the role of mothering an 18-month-old orphan named Bona. This is nature at its best, a beautiful, natural...

A week at Lady Elliot Island turned into days of digging up turtle nests and assisting hatchlings who had been buried alive. A prehistoric event that has happened for millions of...

Coming face to face with Nala, Hervey Bay’s iconic Humpback Whale is a memory I will never forget. Out of an increasing population of going on 13, 000 East Coast Humpback...

An orphaned elephant calf named Bona, critically endangered, whose story made headlines around the world. Now an ambassador for her own species, Bona will soon join the conservation patrol team to...

I first came to know about the work of Trish and Wally Franklin when putting together the plans for the region’s annual Whale Festival. Prior to this, even though I had...

Gino, is one of South East Queensland’s many koalas who have frequented the wildlife hospitals around the state. I got to tag along for Gino’s release and set him back into...