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The Mallee Fowl (Leipoa ocellata) is a large and distinctive ground-dwelling bird which inhabits semi-arid regions of southern Australia.  Zoos SA is currently keeping a number of Mallee Fowl at Monarto Safari Park with plans to undertake captive breeding when the birds reach breeding age. The birds live to an age of around 25 years, so it’s possible that the population will increase significantly as the malleefowl at Monarto begin to reach breeding age and continue to breed.

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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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