Irwin family treated more than 90000 animals during Australian wildfires
Irwin family is a well known family due to their activities related to animal welfare and their Australian Zoo. This is the family of well known Steve irwin who was also known as the “Crocodile hunter”. After his tragic death in 2006, his wife Terry Irwin and his two children continued to operate the zoo
The family has a world class animal hospital at the zoo. They have dedicated the past few weeks on treating rescued animals from the Australian wildfires.
“With so many devastating fires within Australia, my heart breaks for the people and wildlife who have lost so much” wrote Bindi Irwin, the daughter of Steve and Terry. The 21 year environmental activist also wrote,”I wanted to let you know that we are SAFE. There are no fires near us @AustraliaZoo or our conservation properties”.
In this Instagram she wrote that they are busier than ever rescuing and treating the animals at the hospital and they have treated more than 90000 animals.
She captioned a photo of herself standing in front of a photo of her father and grandmother together. “My parents dedicated our Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital to my beautiful grandmother,We will continue to honor her by being Wildlife Warriors and saving as many lives as we can.” she wrote.
Bindi’s brother Robert also posted about the rescue efforts. According to him the 90000th patient of the hospital is a platypus named “Ollie”.
“ Over the last 16 years, the hospital has provided 24/7 wildlife rehabilitation and an incredible animal rescue service. We’re so proud of this world-class facility! Thank you for your support – with pressures from drought to bushfires, wildlife need our help now more than ever”, he added.