It’s time to rethink the modern zoo

What do the Pygmy Blue-Tongue Lizard, Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby and Przewalski’s Horse all have in common? Well, for one thing they’ve all been on the brink of extinction; for another, they very likely wouldn’t be around today if not for the…

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Western Swamp Tortoise breeding success

Hope for a tiny tortoise

Adelaide Zoo is celebrating a successful breeding season for the critically endangered Western Swamp Tortoise, with four hatchlings joining the family this year! Hatching at Adelaide Zoo over the last three months, these tiny tortoises will play an important role…

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Volunteering at Adelaide Zoo

It takes a very special kind of person to dedicate time and energy to a cause they’re passionate about, and amazing volunteer guide Shelley Tozer is one of them! Shelley does a brilliant job teaching people, young and old, about…

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Celebrating our volunteers

Happy National Volunteer Week! We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of the incredible volunteers who help us here at Adelaide Zoo. From making enrichment items for our animals to enjoy, to guiding and inspiring our visitors,…

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Meet our Zooperstar

 Meet Paige, our amazing Zooperstar! Earlier this year, Paige won the inaugural Zoos SA Zooperstar competition which was searching for a young animal lover to be the face of Adelaide and Monarto Zoo. Last week, Paige spent the day exploring…

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Looking for a unique gift? We’ve just launched a Rhino Express experience. Visitors will come eye to eye with Ibuth…

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