To Report a DEAD tree-kangaroo

Please phone:Amy Shima 0499-180-961 to report finding a DEAD tree-kangaroo.

Important information that will be needed is the location of the animal (crossroads, address, landmark or gps coordinates).We will retrieve the body for post-mortem examination so the sooner you call us after seeing a dead tree-kangaroo the better the information we will be able to gather.By ringing and reporting a dead tree-kangaroo, you will be contributing to an ongoing study of Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo on the Atherton Tablelands. Amy is a licensed veterinarian and experienced in the emergency care of injured tree-kangaroos.

There are several options you can take to help an injured tree kangaroo.To report an INJURED tree-kangaroo, you can:

Ring Amy Shima 0499-180-961

The animal will be rescued, examined and given appropriate medical care by a licensed veterinarian (Amy Shima, DVM). Amy has extensive experience in the medical care and treatment of tree-kangaroos. In addition to being a qualified wildlife veterinarian, Amy is also a licensed as a carer for Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service so the animal may stay under her care until ready for release or, if more appropriate, the animal will be transferred to another licensed carer for further rehabilitation. Information collected about the animal will be included as part of an ongoing study of Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo on the Atherton Tablelands


Ring 07-4095-0292 Margit Cianelli

A licensed wildlife carer with years of experience caring for tree-kangaroos and other animals. Animals brought to Margit will be examined by a veterinarian and receive appropriate and compassionate care.

Ring 07-4091-7767 Tablelands Wildlife Rescue Hotline

Tablelands Wildlife Rescue Hotline will contact appropriate people to rescue or retrieve the tree-kangaroo.

Ring 0427-790-694 Tree Roo Rescue & Conservation Centre, Ltd.

This is a facility dedicated to the care of Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroos run by Karen Coombes. Karen is a licensed wildlife carer. She did a PhD study on the ecology and utilisation of Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo . Animals taken to Tree Roo Rescue & Conservation Centre, Ltd. may be evaluated by the facility and depending on their assessment, may not immediately be taken for examination by a licensed veterinarian.