Black-and-white Colobus

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/black-white-colobus/

Meet our amazing Colobus! Adelaide Zoo is home to three stunning Black-and-white Colobus monkeys. Female colobus Charlie was born at National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra in 2002, making the journey to Monarto Zoo in 2014. Her male companions, Jasiri…

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Red-tailed Black Cockatoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/red-tailed-black-cockatoo/

Meet our cheeky cockatoos! Adelaide Zoo is home to two inquisitive male Red-tailed Black Cockatoos. Banks was donated to the zoo in 2001 and has since become a firm favourite amongst visitors. In 2006 Banks experienced a taste of the…

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Santos Conservation Centre

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/santos-conservation-centre/

The Santos Conservation Centre was purpose built as an exhibition space and theatre. Santos Conservation Centre Theatre is a spacious area perfect for your next conference, presentation or cocktail party. The theatre space can accommodate 70 people theatre style or 100 people…

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Palm Cockatoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/palm-cockatoo/

Meet our cheeky cockatoos! Adelaide Zoo is home to a family pair of Palm Cockatoos and their three offspring. Ben, arrived at Adelaide Zoo in 2004 and shortly after took up residence with the zoo’s female Palm Cockatoo, known affectionately…

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Little Penguin

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/little-penguin/

Meet our very Little Penguins! Did you know that fairies live at Adelaide Zoo? Fairy Penguins that is! More commonly known as Little Penguins, a large colony of these adorable waterbirds calls Adelaide Zoo home. These playful penguins are always busy,…

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Sir Thomas Elder Rotunda

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/sir-thomas-elder-rotunda/

Conveniently located in the centre of Adelaide Zoo, this stunning heritage listed venue was built in 1884 and is believed to be the largest of its kind in South Australia.  This versatile space can accommodate up to 180 people for…

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Cotton-top Tamarin

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/cotton-top-tamarin/

Meet our cheeky monkeys! Adelaide Zoo is home to a family group of Cotton-top Tamarins consisting of two males and three females. Dominant male Tomo was born at Mogo Zoo on 14 December 2003 and moved to Adelaide in 2006…

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Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/sanctuary-adelaide-zoo/

Opened in 2010, Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo is a state of the art function facility located on the first floor of the front entrance precinct.  This award winning venue offers a flexible meeting, exhibition or banquet space. With impressive floor to…

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Christmas Packages

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/christmas-packages/

In charge of organising an end of year celebration? – Let us do it for you! Family Fun Day for 50 – 100 people $31.00 per person (ages 4 and up) A 20 minute keeper presentation – see your favourite…

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Australian Sea Lion

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/australian-sea-lion/

Meet our playful sea lions! Adelaide Zoo’s female sea lion Ady, short for Adelaide, was born at Adelaide Zoo on 16 March 1997. She spent a few years living interstate at Sea World before moving back to Adelaide Zoo in…

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Australian Pelican

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/australian-pelican/

Meet our pelican colony! Adelaide Zoo is home to three male and four female Australian Pelicans. Members of the colony began arriving from 1985 with the newest addition arriving as a rescue bird in 2013, after it was found with…

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Immersion Longhouse

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/immersion-longhouse/

Immerse yourself and your guests into a stunning Asian jungle with a function held at Adelaide Zoo’s Immersion Longhouse.  The undercover, outdoor venue is constructed out of natural materials and colours that blend with the garden setting, a function under…

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Hamadryas Baboon

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/hamadryas-baboon/

Meet our inquisitive baboons! Adelaide Zoo is home to a family group of four Hamadryas Baboons. Resident male Horus was born on 11 April 1999 at Alma Park Zoo and moved to Adelaide in April 2010 after living at Rockhampton Zoo for…

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Red Kangaroo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/red-kangaroo/

Meet our true-blue Aussie legend! Adelaide Zoo is home to one Red Kangaroo, Thandi. Thandi was wild born in approximately 2008. She was hand-reared by carers before being donated to the zoo. She’s a confident, outgoing kangaroo, who can be quite dominant…

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Meerkat

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/meerkat/

Meet our merry meerkats! Adelaide Zoo’s meerkat mob that lives in front of our giraffe habitat consists of a father and his seven offspring. The group is very social and always has one or two sentries on duty keeping watch…

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Orange-bellied Parrot

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/orange-bellied-parrot/

Meet our colourful parrots! Adelaide Zoo is home to a small group of critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrots. For more than 14 years the zoo has played an integral part in a national program to ensure the long-term survival of the…

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Emu

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/emu/

Meet our enchanting Emu! Cecil the Emu joined the Adelaide Zoo family in May 2016 after a rough start in life. Found by the side of the road as a chick after the rest of his family (dad and all…

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Giant Panda

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/giant-panda/

Meet our proud pandas! Wang Wang and Fu Ni are Australasia’s only breeding pair of Giant Pandas. Wang Wang (Net Net) was born on 31 August 2005 and Fu Ni (Lucky Girl) on 23 August 2006 both at Woolong Giant…

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Hyacinth Macaw

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/hyacinth-macaw/

Meet our magnificent macaw! Adelaide Zoo is home to a stunning Hyacinth Macaw, Cool Cat. Cool Cat was born in 1997 between June and August, arriving at Adelaide Zoo in November 1997 after being confiscated by airport officials as a result…

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Serval

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/serval/

Meet our stunning Servals! Adelaide Zoo is home to four regal Servals, Maji and Kali and their sons Hasani and Zuberi. Mischievous male Maji was born at Melbourne Zoo on 4 October 2011 and arrived at Adelaide Zoo in May…

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Wild Nights

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/wild-nights/

Experience the thrill of spending a family night at Adelaide Zoo and join one of our Wild Night sleepovers! Let your dreams run wild as you listen to sounds of our weird and wonderful animals. In the morning we’ll treat…

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Pygmy Hippo

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/pygmy-hippo/

Meet our precious Pygmy Hippo Obi the Pygmy Hippo is a cheeky boy who has won the hearts of zoo visitors and staff alike as he swims, plays with his keeper friends and rolls in hay! When Obi arrived at Adelaide…

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Giraffe

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/giraffe/

Meet our ginormous giraffes Half-sister duo, Kimya (quiet one in Swahili) was born on 11 August 2004 and Dharba (storm in Swahili) was born on 27 January 2005 both at Monarto Zoo, arriving at Adelaide Zoo in May 2006. Kimya,…

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Wisteria Restaurant

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/wisteria-restaurant/

Wisteria Restaurant at the Adelaide Zoo has an amazing view onto the new Natures Playground development and is adorned with the wonderful vines that gave the restaurant its name. Open from 9.30am daily serving fair trade, organic coffee, cakes and…

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Ghost Bat

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/ghost-bat/

Meet our mysterious Ghost Bats! Don’t let the spooky name fool you, our amazing Ghost Bat colony at Adelaide Zoo is pretty adorable! Although Ghost Bats are generally shy by nature, our group is quite social and like to roost…

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Spinifex Hopping-mouse

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/spinifex-hopping-mouse/

Meet our mischievous Spinifex Hopping-mouse Adelaide Zoo is home to a big family of tiny Spinifex Hopping-mice. These rascally little rodents are very inquisitive and always busy, spending their days hopping around their home in Nocturnal House. Our mouse family…

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Red Panda

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/red-panda/

Meet our fluffy pandas! Adelaide Zoo is home to two Red Pandas – Imandari and Ketan. Imandari was born on 31 December 2006 at Adelaide Zoo. She tends to be quite shy, however her confidence has grown since becoming a…

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Asian Small-clawed Otter

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/asian-small-clawed-otter/

Meet our charismatic otters! Adelaide Zoo is home to two otterly adorable Asian Small-clawed Otters, Kalaya and Bao. Bao was born on 7 July 2012 at Perth Zoo and moved to Adelaide Zoo in 2013. Kalaya was born on 17…

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Fig Tree Function Centre

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/fig-tree-function-centre/

The Fig Tree Function Centre is a highly versatile indoor venue located in the heart of Adelaide Zoo. This is a lovely light-filled space surrounded by the activity and ambience of the Zoo. The Fig Tree Function Centre is the…

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Mandrill

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/mandrill/

Meet our amazing Mandrills! Adelaide Zoo is home to a troop of six Mandrills, a male, three females and two juveniles. Our dominant male, Tabah, was born on 5 April 2005 at Melbourne Zoo, arriving at Adelaide Zoo on 2008….

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Adelaide Zoo Gardens

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/visitor-information/adelaide-zoo-gardens/

The magnificent landscaping of Adelaide Zoo is the result of more than 130 years of care and attention The role of our horticultural team is to design, develop, maintain and continually evolve the gardens and grounds within Adelaide Zoo to…

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Pygmy Marmoset

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/pygmy-marmoset/

Meet our miniature monkeys! Pygmy Marmosets are the smallest monkeys in the world and here at Adelaide Zoo we are lucky enough to be home to five of these pint-sized primates! The matriarch of the family group is Fluffy who…

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Emperor Tamarin

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/emperor-tamarin-2/

Meet our regal Emperor Tamarins Adelaide Zoo is home to three beautiful Emperor Tamarins. Twins Una and Bo were born in June 2014, and their younger sister Juanita in February of the following year. The sisters arrived at Adelaide Zoo…

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Golden Lion-tamarin

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/golden-lion-tamarin/

Meet our cheeky monkeys! Adelaide Zoo is home to a group of gorgeous Golden Lion-tamarins. These adorable little guys get their name thanks to their beautiful reddish-orange hair colour. Aurora was born at Palm Beach Zoo in the US in…

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White-cheeked Gibbon

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/white-cheeked-gibbon/

Meet our gorgeous gibbons! Adelaide Zoo is home to a family group of White-cheeked Gibbons. Dad, Rhemus was born on 26 June 1996 at Zoo Duisburg, Germany, arriving at Adelaide Zoo in August 2006. He’s a wonderful father and very…

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Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/yellow-footed-rock-wallaby/

Meet our loveable wallabies! Adelaide Zoo has continuously housed Yellow-footed Rock-wallabies since it opened its gates to the public for the first time in 1883. Adelaide Zoo’s wallaby mob consists of more than 13 wallabies. Participants on animal experience tours…

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African Lion

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/african-lion/

Meet our amazing lions! Our majestic male lion, Mujambi was born on 26 March 2005 at Mogo Zoo and moved to Adelaide Zoo in 2007. Known for his beautiful mane, Mujambi loves scent-based enrichment, especially lemon geranium. Lioness, Amani, was…

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Twilight Zoos

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/twilight-zoos/

Have exclusive access to Adelaide Zoo after hours! Book a VIP Twilight Zoo and experience the magic of Adelaide Zoo when the gates close. This is your opportunity to have the zoo all to yourself and host an exclusive, invite-only,…

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Fu Ni’s birthing window closes as zoo calls for panda extension

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/fu-nis-birthing-window-closes-as-zoo-calls-for-panda-extension/

Based on hormone tests and behavioural observations, the window has now passed during which time Adelaide Zoo’s Giant Panda Fu Ni would have given birth. In the past fortnight, Fu Ni’s urinary progesterone level – a hormone associated with pregnancy…

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Wedding Ceremonies

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/venues/weddings/

There is nowhere more perfect to marry the person of your dreams than in the lush oasis of Adelaide Zoo Choose from one of our many stunning ceremony locations situated among magnificent botanic surroundings. Guests can relax and enjoy the…

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Short-beaked Echidna

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/short-beaked-echidna/

Meet our curious Echidna! Adelaide Zoo’s Short-beaked Echidna Stevie is king of our Australian Rainforest Aviary! Stevie is prickly in appearance but definitely not by nature. Echidnas are usually shy animals, but not our Stevie! He’s an inquisitive little echidna…

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Sumatran Orangutan

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/sumatran-orangutan/

Meet our intriguing orangutans! Kluet, the zoo’s male orang-utan was born on 18 July 1995 at Jersey Zoo in the UK, arriving at Adelaide Zoo in May 2007. Kluet exhibits the defining characteristics of a large adult male orangutan, with…

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Penguins in Person

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/penguins-in-person/

Brief Animal Encounter Are you a penguin person? Join our keepers for a personal trip to penguin beach and help feed Adelaide Zoo’s own penguin colony.  Little penguins are the only species of penguins breeding on the shores of Australia…

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Ring-tailed Lemur

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/ring-tailed-lemur/

Meet our leaping lemurs! Adelaide Zoo is home to a bachelor trio of Ring-tailed Lemurs. Belo, Ejeda and Benoky arrived as a group from Auckland Zoo in December 1998. On cold days, the group huddles together for warmth and on…

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Quokka

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/quokka/

Meet our happy Quokkas! Quokkas are often described as the happiest animals in the world. With a family of eight cheerful Quokkas calling Adelaide Zoo, there’s no shortage of smiles! Meet our adorable Quokkas, Kinta, Kiah, Lara, Layla, Pink, Manuka,…

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Mainland Tammar Wallaby

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/mainland-tammar-wallaby/

Meet our beautiful wallabies! Adelaide Zoo is home to a small group of Mainland Tammar Wallabies that arrived in 2011. They can often be seen resting in the shade or ‘hiding’ in the long grass.  When they first leave the…

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Tasmanian Devil

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/tasmanian-devil/

Meet our feisty devils! Lotti is Adelaide Zoo’s resident Tasmanian Devil. Born on 28 February 2011 at our sister zoo, Monarto Zoo, Lotti arrived at Adelaide Zoo in May 2016. She is of three offspring born to two of Adelaide Zoo’s old Tasmanian…

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Hippopotamus

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/hippopotamus/

Meet our humongous hippo! Nile Hippopotamus Brutus is one of Adelaide Zoo’s most popular residents! Born on 18 May 1965 and moving to Adelaide Zoo in 1975, during his time here Brutus has fathered 17 calves with long-time breeding partner Susie and has…

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Hippo Interactive

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animal-experiences/hippo-interactive/

Behind the Scenes Experience – Proudly Sponsored by AGL Come behind the scenes to see our amazing hippos. Watch our Nile Hippo  ‘Brutus’ as he prepares for his day and help the keeper prepare breakfast for our Pygmy Hippo ‘Obi’….

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Rhino Iguana

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/animals/rhino-iguana/

Meet our reptilian rhinos! While you may think Rhinoceros Iguanas get their name from their heavy build and thick, scaly skin, it actually comes from a series of protruding scales on the end of their snout that, especially in males, resemble…

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Humans might be ducking for cover in all the rainy weather, but Kath the Galah is absolutely loving it! https://t.co/J1xXBEbvuY

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