News: Zoos

WAZA and IZE agree to formalise long-standing partnership

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and the International Zoo Educators Association (IZE) have formalised their long-standing cooperation with a Memorandum of Understanding…

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Jul 29, 2021 Education / Environment / Zoos /


Zoos SA reopens Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park and extends Illuminate Adelaide

Zoos SA has reopened Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park following South Australia’s seven-day COVID lockdown and has also announced the extension for Light Creatures season as part…

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Jul 29, 2021 Attractions / Education / Entertainment / Events / Zoos /


Conservation organisations secure bush habitat for proposed Mongo Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Aussie Ark, WildArk, Re:wild and Australian Reptile Park have secured 1,500 hectares of pristine bush habitat in Upper Mongogarie New South Wales for a planned Mongo Valley Wildlife…

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Jul 29, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Parks / Recreation / Zoos /


Conservation organisations support University of Newcastle threatened wallaby research

Conservation organisations - Aussie Ark, WildArk and Re:wild - have awarded $15,736 to University of Newcastle for their project ‘Surviving the Inferno – How threatened…

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Jul 23, 2021 Education / Environment / Finance / Zoos /


Australian Reptile Park supports children in need with ‘pay discover forward’ initiative

While current COVID circumstances are difficult for many people, they can be especially challenging for children in need and their families. In early July, the Australian Reptile Park…

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Jul 21, 2021 Attractions / Education / Finance / Wellness / Zoos /


Australia Zoo opens new inclusive Changing Places facility

To mark Changing Places Awareness Day on 19th July, Australia Zoo has announced the opening of their new Changing Places facility, aimed at making a real difference to the lives of…

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Jul 19, 2021 Attractions / Design / Tourism / Wellness / Zoos /


SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium marks Shark Awareness Day by debunking some major myths

For years, sharks have been misunderstood and vilified and with 14th July being Shark Awareness Day, the team at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium are dispelling myths around sharks. Shark…

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Jul 14, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Zoos SA calls on public to recycle old mobile phones this World Chimpanzee Day

Every year on July 14th, Chimpanzees are celebrated by honouring all the ways that they are innately valuable, essential to ecosystems, and deserve our respect. This World Chimpanzee…

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Jul 14, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


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