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How we’re making Light Creatures fun for visitors AND comfortable for our animals

The lanterns are up, lights are shining and the zoo is a hive of excitement – Light Creatures is almost here!

Wondering how we made sure the event is fun for visitors but still comfortable for our animals?

Listen to Adelaide Zoo Curator Mark and Senior Keeper of Birds Chad in the video below, as they to tell you all about how we planned the route, positioned the lanterns and monitored the soundscapes to make sure there’s minimal impact for our animal residents.

Want to check out Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo? Head to for all the details and tickets.

Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo is part of Illuminate Adelaide and proudly presented by SA Power Networks.


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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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