News

Mighty warrior

Chloe Tsangaris. Photo: Claudia Baxter
Chloe Tsangaris. Photo: Claudia Baxter

LIKE most six-year-olds, Chloe Tsangaris loves animals.

What sets her apart is Chloe is one of 10 children worldwide to be named as mini ambassadors for non-profit charity Wildlife Warriors Worldwide.

Dedication to save Australia's wildlife at such a young age might seem unusual, but Chloe's mother, Kylie Tsangaris said Chloe's passion was all her own.

“She' always loved animals,” Mrs Tsangaris said.

“We've read books to them both (Chloe and her brother) since they were teeny-weeny about wildlife.”

Mrs Tsangaris said to help her children not be afraid of animals, they were encouraged to both touch and hold different animals to learn what they felt like and how they moved.

“We didn't want our kids growing up with any fear,” she said.

“If they grow up learning, and knowing animals then they want to help them.”

Which is exactly the case for Chloe, who named turtles, koalas and red kangaroos as some of her favourite animals.

Chloe said residents should be helping native wildlife because they were “getting killed”.

“We have to save them so we can have more,” she said.

A charity event organised by Chloe and her mother is being held at Richlands this month, with all proceeds going towards Wildlife Warriors Worldwide.

In addition to music and entertainment by Elvis impersonator, Gabe Phoenix, the night will also include a silent auction and raffles.

• The charity event will be held at Queensland Lions on Saturday, October 24 from 8pm. Tickets will be $20 each. To book a table of 10, contact Kylie Tsangaris on 0416 140 665.


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

What I wish parents knew about cyber safety

Principal of Suncoast Christian College Greg Mattiske talks about internet safety.

Too many parents are blissfully unaware of the threats

Hanson will put rocket up MP's backside

MADDEN MAULER: Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party will be gunning to win Ipswich West on the back of blue collar votes.

Ipswich West boundary changes could be poisoned chalice for Jim

Life changing day for girl born with intestines outside body

Mayana Wyles - Dudman is excited to be playing in water in her new drysuit.

'You couldn't wipe the smiles off our faces'

Local Partners

Ban devices in the bedroom: the plea to keep kids safe

PARENTS are being told to ban the use of phones and tablets in bedrooms because of an alarming increase in primary school kids being targeted by predators.

REVIEW: Under the Gun doco looks at right to bear arms

ARMED: A still from the 2016 documentary film Under the Gun by Stephanie Soechtig.

An in-depth look into America's gun culture.

Messing with your head

MIND BLOWN: What could be weirder than the realisation that we have another completely separate brain and nervous system than the one originating in our heads?

Fascinating connection between your gut and your brain

Sir Elton John coming to Mackay: What you need to know

Sir Elton will come to Mackay and Cairns in September.

Tickets to the concert go on sale on March 14

Un-American tale makes Lion weakest link in Oscars line-up

PSYCHOLOGY researchers find US films and actors most likely to win accolades at the Oscars.

Living End, Grinspoon stars hit stage for American Idiot

Chris Cheney of The Living End stars in the Australian production of Green Days musical American Idiot at Brisbane's QPAC Theatre.

TAKE a look behind the scenes of Green Day's American Idiot musical

Samuel L Jackson dismisses La La Land ahead of Oscars

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from the movie La La Land.

Hollywood actor and Oscars voter says Denzel should win top gong

Live performance of Sci-fi classic to open Science Festival

Qld Symphony Orchestra perform live to 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Festival will host A Live Presentation of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Former Family Matters stare accused of child abuse

Reginald VelJohnson, left, and Darius McCrary arrive at the TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in Universal City, Calif.

Darius McCrary has been accused of child abuse

Bindi Irwin's birthday tribute to her dad

Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin has paid tribute to her dad on his 55th birthday

The trick homeowners are using to buy more properties

Chantelle Subritzky leaves her home each week for Airbnb guests.

Queenslanders are going down this path to help pay their mortgages

Stunning home blends South Pacific beauty with Orient style

Immaculate residence with two outdoor living areas

$140k damage: landlord says property trashed, contaminated

He had what he calls "the tenants from hell"

Submarine, buses and 3000 tyres removed in $100K clean up

The list of things removed from this property is beyond astonishing

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!