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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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Adelaide Zoo bushfire Wildlife Conservation Fund

We need your help to protect bushfire-affected wildlife

Ecologists estimate we’ve lost over one billion Australian animals – mammals, birds and reptiles – since the catastrophic blazes gripping the country began, with untold others sick, injured, suffering and displaced. The animals that have survived now face a tough time ahead, having…

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Adelaide Zoo Christmas 2019 meerkat

Merry Christmas and thank you!

It’s Christmas, friends! The year is almost over and we’d like to say a huge thank you to our incredible wild family for helping us connect more people than ever before to nature and continue to save amazing species from…

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Golden Lion-tamarin Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo welcomes a new golden face!

Have you spotted the newest ball of fluff to join the Golden Lion-tamarin troop yet? Welcomed to experienced parents Roscoe and Arella in September, the young tamarin cutie has been busy exploring the tamarin tunnels with the rest of the…

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Kimya giraffe Adelaide Zoo

Getting Kimya ready for her new home

If you’ve visited Adelaide Zoo lately, you might have seen some fascinating training sessions taking place in our Giraffe House. We’re currently undertaking training with Kimya, our fifteen-year-old Giraffe, to get her ready for her move to her new home…

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Adelaide Zoo welcomes two Pig-nosed Turtles

There are two new reptiles in town and everyone ‘nose’ this species is turtle-y awesome! Last month, Adelaide Zoo became home to two adorable male Pig-nosed Turtles named Nitmi and Mirdawarr. This interesting freshwater species gets its name thanks to its…

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Gamba the Hyaena celebrates his 16th birthday

Hip hip hooray, it’s our hyaena’s special day! Today, Adelaide Zoo keepers treated resident hyaena Gamba to some special enrichment to celebrate his 16th birthday. To mark the special day, Gamba and his son Mkoko were presented with a birthday…

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Meet Eshe (meaning life and energy) just named on #WorldRhinoDay. Thanks to Aaron @BeachEnergyLtd for nominating su… https://t.co/bEc9wyFVLW

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