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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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Monarto Safari Park african lion cub health check

Feisty lion cubs ace their first health check

Vets and keepers certainly had their hands full yesterday as four feisty African Lion cubs had their first visit with the vet at Monarto Safari Park. Each cub was microchipped, weighed, vaccinated, wormed and given an overall physical examination before…

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Tasmanian devils, Simon Dower, Monarto Safari Park

How much do you know about Tasmanian Devils and their joeys?

Tasmanian Devils are Australia’s largest living marsupial carnivore. Monarto Safari Park works with several other Australian zoos to maintain an insurance population that aids the recovery effort for the Tasmanian Devil. Boosting genetic diversity and maintaining a healthy captive population is key…

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How much do you know about Giraffes?

Haidee is one of our ungulate keepers at Monarto Safari Park. Recently Haidee has been hand-feeding Nolean, a giraffe calf born in October 2019. Unfortunately, Nolean’s mum didn’t want to feed her and so Haidee and the other ungulate (hoofed…

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Little Nolean sticks her neck out

Ungulate keepers at Monarto Safari Park were celebrating this week as Nolean, the giraffe calf they have hand-raised since October, made her first long-legged steps back into the herd, after months of round-the-clock care. Nolean was born in October last…

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Roll on July when Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo starts as part of Illuminate Adelaide. https://t.co/XeJnuwopgZ

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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