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Learn how native species use tree hollows and how you can help!

At Easter we often celebrate with chocolate eggs, but what does an egg symbolise for wildlife?

Nesting sites are used by different animals to lay and protect their eggs. Sea turtles nest on beaches, Echidnas lay their eggs in hollow logs and birds nest in tree hollows. Over 300 native Australian species rely on tree hollows to lay their eggs, raise their young and seek protection from predators.

Hop in and tick off all five stops on the Easter trail to find out how different native species use tree hollows.

Complete the word scramble to collect your free Melba’s Easter bilby chocolate, while stocks last!

We’re open all Easter long weekend!

Book tickets

Colouring-in competition

We’ve teamed up with Melbas Chocolates to offer two little artists (ages 12 and under) the chance to WIN the ultimate Easter prize stocked with Melba’s and Zoos SA goodies!

Head to Melba’s Chocolates website to download the gorgeous bilby picture created by keeper Eli, complete the entry and return to Melba’s to enter the draw.

Entries close Monday 18 April 2022!

Download and enter to win

Bilby Talks

1:15pm Easter Sunday 17 and Monday 18 April
Nature’s Theatre in the Variety Children’s Zoo

Discover more wild facts about our bouncing bilbies at these special keeper presentations!

Did you know, Zoos SA initiated a captive breeding program in 1994 for Greater Bilbies and since then have bred more than 150 individuals. These bilbies have either remained at Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Safari Park to continue the program or have been released into the wild.


April 15 @ 9:30 am
April 18 @ 5:00 pm

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About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to connect people with nature and save species from extinction.

Zoos SA acknowledges the Country on which we stand always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land and we pay our deepest respect and gratitude to Kaurna (Adelaide Zoo) and Ngarrindjeri (Monarto Safari Park) Elders, past, present and emerging.

We undertake critical conservation work throughout Australia and acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands.


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