Wildlife Wednesday: Jazzy the pademelon

Jazzy the pademelon is lucky to be alive, after her mum was hit and killed by a car.

Dr Michael Pyne told myGC a passer-by was thoughtful enough to check the mum’s pouch and bring the young joey straight to the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital.

“Jazzy was pretty knocked around – she suffered a nasty fracture in her upper leg. She has had surgery and now has a pin going down her bone,” he said.


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“She’s a tough little one, but it’s a lot of hard work to pull her through. It’s going to be a long road to recovery.”

See the Jazzy the pademelon and learn more about her recovery in the video below:

For more information on the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital, visit: cwhf.org.au/


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