A Trio of Feathertail Gliders - 30th June 2012
Age: Adolescent Sex: 2 females & 1 male
Found: In the electrical switchboard of a local residence at Eudlo.
Transported to: The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital for a veterinary check-over to ensure their good health.
Veterinary Assessment: Dr Amber assessed the trio and found they were lively and thankfully uninjured. The little siblings are likely to have decided the switchboard was a nice warm spot to spend the cool winter nights!
Treatment: As Dr Amber could detect no abnormalities with the gliders no treatment was required, and they were transferred to a local wildlife carer for overnight observation.
Outcome: The little family was released back into the wild the very next day, and placed into a suitable glider box in the same area in which they were found.
Conservation Tip: Install a glider or possum box in your backyard trees to provide a safe place for them to rest, away from dangers like pet cats.
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