Found a Wild Animal?

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What should you do when you spot a wild animal?

Go through the scenarios below, or click on the dropdown menu to quickly learn what you can do when you see a wild animal – whether it be a macaque, wild boar, snake, civet, bat or bird

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The animal seems like a juvenile with no adult in sight

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What can you do?

You can leave the animal as it is and observe it from a safe distance.

The animal is within someone's house and it doesn't seem to be moving away on its own

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What can you do?

Do not attempt to handle the animal on your own. Call 24-hour helplines: NParks’ Animal Response Centre (1800-476-1600)or ACRES (9783-7782)

The animal seems to be injured!

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What can you do?

Do not attempt to handle the animal on your own. Call 24-hour helplines: NParks’ Animal Response Centre (1800-476-1600)or ACRES (9783-7782)

The animal is going out on its own business in its natural habitat

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What can you do?

You can leave the animal as it is and observe it from a safe distance.

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Learn to live with our wild neighbours

If you experience regular wildlife incursions within your home, click on the button below to learn about commonly encountered wildlife and how you can live in harmony with them

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Engage Animal Management Specialists

If you would like to engage a private vendor to conduct inspections related to wildlife at your home, click on the button below to find a list of certified trained professionals that you can reach out to

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