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Animals kept cool at The Australian Reptile Park
As 2018 comes to a close with high temperatures, The Australian Reptile Park is ensuring all of the animals stay cool and happy!
The keepers strive to keep the animals as cool as possible, whether it through leaving sprinklers on, making ice blocks out of their favourite frozen food or simply giving the animals a cool shower. The keepers spend hot days providing comfort for each individual animal to maintain their well-being.
It’s hard not to smile when you see how much Hugo loves being sprayed with the hose, the dangerous Cassowary fluffing its feathers in happiness, the Tawny frog mouths stretching their wings out for an extra splash of water, the dingos lighting up at the excitement of a freezing cold ice block (named a “bloodsickle” by the keepers) or Koda the Tasmanian Devil splashing around in his ice cold pond and the emus splashing around in the water – it’s as cute as it gets!
The Australian Reptile Park is a hands-on zoo located the natural bush setting of the Central Coast of NSW, only 60 minutes from Sydney or Newcastle. The park offers live entertaining shows, themed exhibits and interaction with many of the wildlife sanctuaries residents.
More information at www.reptilepark.com.au
28th December 2018 - Heatwave sees cities and regions approach record temperatures
29th November 2018 - Australian Reptile Park Wins 2018 NSW Business Of The Year
9th February 2018 - Climate change threatening Australian tourism
19th September 2017 - Australian Reptile Park recognised as world’s deadliest zoo
10th February 2017 - Australia Zoo’s animals beat the heat
9th January 2013 - Animals beat the heat at Australian Reptile Park
3rd February 2011 - Taronga Zoo Animals Beat the Heat
5th October 2009 - Australian Reptile Park celebrates 60 years
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