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Groote heavens! A new gecko!

Picture: Chris Jolly

During the past decade a team of Australian researchers has undertaken a combination of surveys, genetic diversity assessments, and studies across the Northern Territory’s Top End. They have resulted in the discovery of a growing number of previously unrecognised vertebrate species endemic to Australia’s Monsoonal Tropics. Researcher Graeme Gillespie, from […]

WSAVA issues coronavirus advisory

The  World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has prepared an advisory document offering guidance to help its members when talking with pet owners concerned about the risk of infection with the new coronavirus (2019 n-CoV), following the outbreak in China. It also calls on vets to urge owners not to panic because it is highly unlikely that they could contract 2019 n-CoV from […]

South Australia home to inflatable field hospital

An inflatable veterinary field hospital has been launched in South Australia in the hopes it will help provide swift treatment to animals during the state’s most dangerous fire season. The tunnel-shaped hospital is an initiative of SA Veterinary Emergency Management (SAVEM), a volunteer response and recovery agency which aims to […]