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Wildlife Rescue at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmania - SELIMS RAASTA
Tasmania hits so many spots on our top experiences when travelling – stunning natural beauty, pristine beaches, unique national parks, gourmet food and wine – and the best of it all, seeing such an abundance of wildlife and none which we had ever seen before! We fell in love with the east coast and enjoyed the brief time in Hobart, a really great city set amongst the hills and the sea. Nature is never far from the city and within a half hour drive from Hobart, you come to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and this was one of the highlights of our travels in Tasmania! Bonorong is Tasmania’s only 24-hour wildlife rescue service and provide care to several injured animals at their wildlife sanctuary. They are also involved in conservation programs such as the captive breeding program for the Tasmanian Devil. We spent a lovely few hours at the sanctuary, took a wildlife tour with their knowledgable guide and left the place wanting to be a wildlife rescue volunteer! Ashique said if we lived local, we would most certainly have done that. We arrived in the morning and our first encounter with the wildlife here was with kangaroos. In Shahaar’s own words “feeding the kangaroos were ...