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Helping the sea turtle which lost its dive

July 4th, 2018

A juvenile green sea turtle discovered floating in an estuary in Broome has been brought to Murdoch University’s Animal Hospital for a CT scan.

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500th rehabilitated black cockatoo released into wild

April 23rd, 2018

Forest red-tailed black cockatoo (Pic Keith Lightbody)

An endangered black cockatoo has become the 500th rehabilitated cockatoo to be released into the wild as part of a collaborative research project involving Murdoch University.

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Murdoch vet announced as new Bondi Vet

November 14th, 2017

A vet from The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University has been revealed as one of newest stars of the hit television program, Bondi Vet.

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Innovative tracking of critically endangered black cockatoos

September 8th, 2017

Flocks of critically endangered Baudin's cockatoos are being tracked across Western Australia by Murdoch University’s researchers using an innovative double-tag system.

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From Murdoch student to Zoo CEO

May 5th, 2017

Perth Zoo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Susan Hunt’s close connection with Murdoch began as one of the University’s foundation students in 1975.

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Perth Zoo Orangutan goes to Murdoch University

November 22nd, 2016

Pulang the Orangutan had a CT scan at the Animal Hospital

Pulang, a female Sumatran Orangutan from Perth Zoo underwent a CT scan last week at The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University (TAHMU) to investigate a nasal issue.

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Murdoch head scan for ‘shaky’ otter

July 26th, 2016

Murdoch’s computed tomography scanner checks

A Perth Zoo otter underwent a CT scan at Murdoch University recently, using high tech equipment after keepers observed him repeatedly shaking his head.

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High flying technology helping conserve WA’s threatened black cockatoos

June 20th, 2016

A black cockatoo part of the tracking project(Image courtesy Keith Lightbody)

In a world first, researchers at Murdoch University have teamed up with industry to track endangered Carnaby’s cockatoos in the southwest of Western Australia, using state-of-the-art technology developed in the Netherlands that will provide insight into threats to the endangered species.

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Murdoch student hooked on Paris Hilton procedure

November 19th, 2015

Fifth year vet student Nyssa Ross works on "Paris Hilton"

Fifth year veterinary student, Nyssa Ross, was inside the operating theatre as Paris Hilton was recently saved from a life-threatening situation.

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Researchers to track threatened black cockatoos at Murdoch University

August 26th, 2015

Forest red-tailed black cockatoos are being released and tracked at Murdoch University

Six rehabilitated forest red-tailed black cockatoos have been released into Murdoch University’s wild flock in an innovative tracking program.

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