Discover cassowaries this school holidays

Discover cassowaries this school holidays

These Save the Cassowary zoo partners have special cassowary talks/presentations during the school holidays Billabong Sanctuary Feed a cassowary at Billabong Sanctuary everyday at 10:15am – 7 days a week! Cairns Tropical Zoo Cassowary Keeper talks will be held at Cairns Tropical Zoo every day of the QLD school holidays at 12:00PM at the CASSOWARY […]

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Join the ‘Cassowary Cruise’ Thursday 10 April

Join the ‘Cassowary Cruise’ Thursday 10 April

Australia Zoo crew are thrilled to be hosting a ‘Cassowary Cruise’ on Thursday April 10 aboard Whale One, to help Rainforest Rescue raise money to buy back valuable land and create a Cassowary Corridor allowing birds to move more safely between areas. The Trivia Cruise is being voluntarily coordinated by Australia Zoo’s dedicated bird keepers who […]

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Young Cassowary hit by vehicle on launch day

Young Cassowary hit by vehicle on launch day

It was very sad to receive this message from the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection on the day we launched our new campaign: “On Monday 17 March 2014 a sub-adult cassowary was apparently hit by a vehicle and killed at Mourilyan Harbour [south of Innisfail]. The bird was found dead on Harbourline Road, […]

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Save the Cassowary promo video

Save the Cassowary promo video

In this promotional video for Save the Cassowary, Rainforest Rescue’s Director of Conservation Jennifer Croes introduces the new Cassowary Cup – an ‘art cup’ from campaign partner BioPak, which is now available in cafes and coffee shops all around Australia. The first print run sold out within two hours of going on sale, so you’ll […]

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Partner zoos to feature ‘Who am I?’ signs

Partner zoos to feature ‘Who am I?’ signs

As the campaign launches, we are delighted to be partnering with these 19 zoos and wildlife sanctuaries. In the next few weeks, watch out for our ‘Save the Cassowary’ signage at the cassowary enlosures of the following partners: New South Wales Australian Reptile Park (Somersby) Oakvale Farm & Fauna World (Salt Ash) Symbio Wildlife Park (Helensburgh) […]

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Campaign Manager interviewed by ABC’s Bush Telegraph

Campaign Manager interviewed by ABC’s Bush Telegraph

Save the Cassowary campaign manager and Rainforest Rescue’s Director of Conservation Jennifer Croes, was interviewed by Radio National’s Cameron Wilson for Bush Telegraph on Wednesday 5 March. In the interview, Jennifer tells how vehicle strikes – caused by fragmentation of their habitat (because Cassowaries have to cross busy roads for food and to breed) near […]

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Save the Cassowary BioCup

Save the Cassowary BioCup

A BioPak and Rainforest Rescue partnership BioPak has been working with Rainforest Rescue to create a ‘Save the Cassowary’ 8oz single wall BioCup. We worked with the ‘Who Am I’ game to test coffee drinkers’ knowledge on this beautiful and shy creature. The aim is to raise awareness and funds to help this ancient and […]

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Saving Australia’s Rainforest Dinosaur

Saving Australia’s Rainforest Dinosaur

Rainforest Rescue has initiated the Save the Cassowary campaign in collaboration with Australian partner zoos, government departments, local councils, Aboriginal Corporations and business partners to urgently highlight the future of the endangered ‘Rainforest Gardener’, the Southern Cassowary. The Southern Cassowary is endemic to tropical Australia’s Wet Tropics region and a keystone species, whose loss would […]

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