Soaked In Knowledge

It was my first official day of volunteering at Adelaide Zoo’s within the Natives department, as a part of the YATZ Discovery Program. Despite the heat and sweat I was provided with that day, all I could think of was…

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Monarto Zoo, Discovery program

As a part of YATZ, we were allowed to choose 2 areas of the zoo for our Discovery Program. This has allowed us to work alongside the keepers and help the with their daily tasks. The two areas that I…

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Monarto Zoo Elective

Today I had my first zoo elective with the natives at Monarto Zoo, there is four YATZ in total within this elective. When we arrived, we were sent out to collect salt bush for the suck nest rats. Once we…

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Pygmy Blue Tongues

Through the Natives Elective at Monarto, I had a really cool opportunity to set up new, larger enclosures for the Pygmy Blue Tongue Lizards. The first thing we had to do was build the enclosures out of some sheets of…

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The day is here!Monarto Safari Park’s new Visitor Centre is open to the public from 9.30am. #thewildiscalling

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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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