Thursday, 18 April 2024
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Behind East Gippsland – Snakes alive!

PODCAST - INTERVIEW WITH LORNA KING
WILDLIFE RESCUER, SNAKE CATCHER AND FOUNDER OF THE BAIRNSDALE WILDLIFE RESCUE SHELTER


In the latest Beyond East Gippsland Podcast, presented by the Bairnsdale Advertiser, Byron Smith talks with renowned East Gippsland animal rescuer and snake catcher, Lorna King, whose Bairnsdale Wildlife Rescue Shelter has now been running for more than 20 years.

You’ll hear about Lorna’s snake-catching adventures and her tireless work rescuing and caring for sick and injured wildlife, ranging from wombats, koalas and kangaroos, to birds and reptiles.

Listen-in, as Lorna reveals…

The three rules she lives by when catching a snake

How she got into trouble for rescuing wildlife during the bushfires

Why she needed police help to catch a snake in Forge Creek Road

What to do if you see a snake

Why roadkill often has a brightly-coloured cross painted on it

The most aggressive snake she’s ever encountered, and lots more


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Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

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