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Goodbye sweet Eshe

Zoos SA is deeply saddened to announce the loss of Eshe, the 15-month-old female Southern White Rhinoceros at Monarto Safari Park. “This is shattering news,” said Peter Clark, Director of Monarto Safari Park. “Veterinary staff were monitoring Eshe after keepers noticed that she was not displaying her normal energy level and lying…

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Innis returns to Monarto Safari Park

You will soon see a familiar furry face around Monarto Safari Park. Eight-year-old male Cheetah, Innis, has come back to Monarto after a five-year stint at the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra. Similarly to many interstate visitors this year,…

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Baby joy for Galatea

Monarto Safari Park is excited to announce that Galatea, our 22-year-old chimpanzee, is pregnant! The first-time mum is in her second trimester and is expecting her bundle of joy in late March. Senior Primates Keeper, Laura Hanley, said it was…

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New Visitor Centre Update

Despite restrictions, lockdowns and the wildest weather (yes, even for a Safari Park) Monarto’s new Visitor Centre is certainly taking shape with the team celebrating the completion of the internal roof and rammed earth walls. “Progress is being made at…

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Kruger National Park ranger stands in scrub area using radio to communicate with other rangers.

Zoos SA commemorates World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day is marked annually on 31 July and is an International Ranger Federation initiative, promoted in association with The Thin Green Line Foundation. A job as a ranger is not easy –  their bravery, dedication and commitment to protect…

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Welcome Noodle!

Monarto Safari Park has welcomed a new tall friend to the wild family. Noodle, the almost-two-year-old male giraffe, arrived on 28 May after a lengthy trip from Queensland. Wondering how on earth you get a giraffe from one end of…

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Monarto Safari Park African Painted Dog puppies

Tiny puppies make their big debut

Six tiny African Painted Dog puppies have made their 10-acre enclosure debut at Monarto Safari Park. Born to mum Bulu in late April, the pups have become more adventurous over the past while, each day making it further and further…

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Ape-y Birthday Zola – little chimp turns one

Keepers at Monarto Safari Park have celebrated the first birthday of chimpanzee Zola with a celebration for the troop. The one-year-old celebrated in style with keepers decorating the outdoor exhibit with papier mache balls filled with dried pellets, seeds and…

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A pouchful of Tassie Devils have health checks

A wriggling pouchful of Tassie Devil joeys have had their first visit with the veterinary team at Monarto Safari Park. Earlier today, four little ones were weighed, sexed, microchipped and given a physical and dental examination by veterinary nurses Di and Morgan…

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Zoo’s SA will mandate double vaccinations for all staff, volunteers, visitors and contractors aged 16 and over from…

About Zoos SA

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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