Love what we do! then please consider making a donation and helping us to continue our work
donations can be made via our Sponsor Bendigo Bank
to Animalia Wildlife Shelter
BSB 633000 Account 159571686
For donation outside of Australia the Swift code is BENDAU3B.
If the sending bank requires 11 characters, use BENDAU3BXXX.
24 hour Wildlife Rescue & Assistance Hotline
We respond to approx 5,475 wildlife calls a year and assist where we can,
Call us to get help or assistance for Wildlife that is Injured, sick and orphaned. Wildlife Rescue 0435822699 Somers, Balnarring, Redhill, Main Ridge, Mornington Peninsula, Frankston, Phillip Island, Warragul, Moe, Wilsons Prom any where in this state we can put you in contact with carers or rescuers. 24hrs/ 7days
We rescue all Australian wildlife that is native, our DELWP license prevents us from rehabilitating non native or introduced feral species
If you come across an injured or dead wallaby or Kangaroo , call us for assistance with finding a local shelter or rescuer to your area.
During spring & summer please remember our fruit bats may be pregnant or have babies on board.
Fruit bats /Flying Foxes get caught in fruit tree netting, and barb wire near waterways.
Please consider removing net from your fruit trees and barb wire from areas close to waterways.
These amazing pollinators birth at the end of September, However if a mother is so badly injured she needs to be euthanased she should first be anaesthetised and a caesarean section performed as premature flying foxes can be hand reared by a highly skilled trained wildlife shelter with the knowledge in premmies. This species is on the endangered species list so all efforts should be made to preserve their life. Should you find a dead flying fox hanging on power lines between September and March anywhere in Victoria they may have a baby, that is hiding under their wing unharmed and needing care, call our hotline for assistance.
Kangaroo, Koalas, Micro Bats, Penguins, Possums, Seabirds, Wombats, Wallabies, Bandicoot's, fruit bats- all native Australian fauna are rescued, treated, rehabilitated, then released back into the wild.
Sting ray rescue
Animalia wildlife shelter partners with many like minded organisations and we are the only shelter in Victoria to actively rescue stingrays, We do not care for them but can get them out of life threatening situations and back into their natural environment.
If you find Injured wildlife anywhere in Victoria call for assistance as we have wildlife carer contacts state wide.
For first aid advice for wildlife please don't hesitate to call, If you find injured wildlife please keep warm dark and quiet and contact our hotline immediately
Click care instructions for injured wildlife button above.
All manner of Seabirds, birds and mammals are cared for by our shelter backed up by a team of volunteers who work tirelessly for the benefit of wildlife and conservation.
Animalia is a not for profit organisation which relies on donations from the public to continue this important work in the rescue,care and rehabilitation of our native wildlife.
Donations can be made through our sponsor Bendigo Bank at BSB 633000 Account 159571686
for donations outside of Australia use swift code BENDAU3BXXX
any WESTPAC BANK BSB 033138 Account 434072.
For donation outside of Australia the Swift code is WPA CAU 2S.
For animal wildlife rescue & emergency contact Michelle Thomas 0435822699
Animalia also offers assistance to wildlife in the form of advising other wildlife carers across the state on various rehabilitation techniques and runs education workshops and classes for carers, the community and school groups.
Animalia proudly takes an active role in mentoring new people who wish to become involved in wildlife care, rescue and rehabilitation, we encourage people from all walks of life,ages and cultures to take part in the shelter helper program.