qualified zoologist Emma is currently completing her PhD looking
at the effects of captivity on behaviour in the Mountain Pygmy
began wildlife caring over three years ago under the guidance
of the Ashburton, Shangri La and Kingbilli Wildlife Shelter’s.
2009 Emma opened the Bungalook Creek Wildlife Shelter based
in the foothills of the Mount Dandenongs in Victoria where over
150 animals are tended to each year.
an active wildlife rescuer and carer she sees a variety of species
come through her shelter, including possums and gliders, bats,
wombats, eastern grey kangaroos, the odd bird, reptiles, koalas
and her favourite - swamp wallabies.