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Dingo duo debut at Adelaide Zoo 

School holidays got off to a howlingly great start as two dingo pups made their ‘Dingo Debut’ at Adelaide Zoo. “The transition to their new exhibit this morning went really well,” said Michelle Birkett, Senior Keeper Nature Theatre, Adelaide Zoo….

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Mishry the Red Panda is up high in a tree. She is looking down at her keeper who is not in the image.

Mishry makes her debut at Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo is excited to announce that Mishry, a two-year-old Red Panda, has moved into the Bamboo Forest exhibit at Adelaide Zoo. “Mishry arrived on the 13th April from Tarongo Zoo. She spent four weeks in quarantine and has now…

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Farewell to Rhani

As well as being loved, the animals at Adelaide Zoo are powerful ambassadors for their cousins in the wild. We are therefore deeply saddened to share with you the sudden passing of Rhani, our 13-year-old female Sumatran Tiger. Rhani’s condition…

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golden lion-tamarin Adelaide Zoo

Golden names for Golden Lion Tamarins!

We have our names! In early December 2020, proud parents Arella and Roscoe the Golden Lion-tamarins welcomed three adorable babies to the family. Typically, breeding Golden Lion-tamarins deliver two infants in each of their twice annual breeding seasons, so the…

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New Year Adelaide Zoo

Happy New Year from Adelaide Zoo!

What a year! We think 2020 is best summed-up in prose, but before we get to that we’d like to say a giraffe-sized thank you to our incredible visitors, sponsors and supporters of 2020. We wouldn’t have got through it…

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Orange-bellied Parrots,

Keepers double down to save Orange-bellied Parrots

Orange-bellied Parrots: A new study* by scientist Dejan Stojanovic into the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot has highlighted the need to learn more about the tiny parrots when they undertake their unenviable mission of flying across Bass Strait from their breeding…

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Wang Wang, panda party, pirate theme,

Pirate-theme party for Giant Pandas!

If you go down to Adelaide Zoo today you’re in for a big surprise… Adelaide Zoo staff, volunteers, members and visitors celebrated the birthdays of Giant Pandas Fu Ni and Wang Wang with their annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic event. The…

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Vale Brutus Adelaide Zoo

Vale Brutus

Celebrating and farewelling Adelaide Zoo’s last Hippopotamus ‘Brutus’, 18 May 1965 – 7 May 2020 Written by Matt Golebiowski with contributions made by Henryk Maddon, Mary Johnson, Amy Nelson, Heather Guy, Kat Moore, Shontel Barton, Liza Moser, Nathan Langley, Jade…

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Lockdown jobs?…. Hope the Chimpanzee giving the windows a clean! Another job? Find your old mobile phones and recy…

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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