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You’re invited to Delilah’s birthday!

Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 February 2022

The sixth day of the lunar Year of the Tiger and Delilah’s sixth birthday coincide on February sixth. Come in and give our stripey arrival a roaringly warm welcome!

Bring the family and tiger fans along to celebrate with special birthday enrichment, temporary tiger tattoos and free kids tiger face masks from the Zoo Shop across the weekend.

Dress in your tiger colours, patterns and stripey-inspired clothing.

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Saturday 5 February
10:45am – South East Asia keeper talk
11:30am – FreeFlight Show on the Central Lawns
12:15pm – Dragon Dance thanks to Chinatown Adelaide and the Chinese Consulate-General

Sunday 6 February
10:45am – South East Asia keeper talk
11:00am – Delilah’s Birthday enrichment
11:30am – FreeFlight Show on the Central Lawns

Special thank you to:

The Chinese Consulate-General
Tianbo Zhang, President of Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia
Cheng Chen, Vice President of Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia
Anna Cheung, President of Tongde Association, member of South Australian Multicultural Commission
Kirk Zeng, President of Hubei Association of South Australia
Vivian Lim, President of SA Xinjiang Association

Safeguarding a future for big cats

The Sumatran Tiger is the last surviving subspecies of tiger in Indonesia with only 300 to 500 wild tigers remaining due to habitat destruction and poaching for the illegal wildlife trade.

Adopt a Tiger

Special Year of the Tiger certificates available for a limited time! Not only will your adoption support our tigers at Adelaide Zoo, you’ll also be helping support tigers in the wild.


Donate to conservation

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a donation to ensure this amazing species and many others stay a pounce ahead of extinction.


Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a year of tiger visits!

  • 365 days of adventure
  • Discount at the cafes, Zoo and Safari Shops
  • First access to events

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February 5 @ 9:30 am
February 6 @ 5:00 pm


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