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Here at Healesville Sanctuary not much gets wasted. A single fish can provide both food and enrichment for several species over the course of a week.
Last Thursday, a male platypus was found in Merri creek, entangled in fishing line and an elastic band. He was brought to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre with an 8cm wound around his neck. Vets were able to clean the wound and treat him quickly. He was released back to the wild on Thursday night. […]
A platypus doesn’t often talk, but when they do it sounds like this……. platygrowl Sometimes they growl when they don’t want to get out of bed in the morning, sometimes they growl when a yabby crawls into their burrow, except for Ember (our 3 year old female) who likes to sit in her burrow talking […]