and tips: Sydney
Metropolitan Wildlife Services
you should do if you find sick, injured or orphaned native fauna
- Bird: place
in box (with lid and airholes) and keep in a warm, dark undisturbed
Use towel to handle, then same as above
- Baby mammal:
Wrap in something woollen or cotton, then same as above
Place box over, and weigh down with something heavy
- Snake: Do
not touch - stay away!!! Keep children and pets away!!!
- Do not try
to feed any of the above
- Call Sydney
Metropolitan Wildlife Services for assistance - 9413 4300
Metropolitan Wildlife Services Inc. is a native wildlife rescue
and education service which is dedicated exclusively to Sydney's
SMWS is a non-profit
organisation operating under licence from NSW National Parks and
It is based
in Lane Cove National Park, West Chatswood, but has experienced
wildlife carers throughout the Sydney area.
hours are: 9am to 4pm, seven days a week.
is also monitored after hours.
SMWS on 9413 4300 for information on:
in rescue and care
on specific native species
display at your function
presented at your school
Check the website
Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services may be sent to : PO Box 78,