It’s time to rethink the zoo

What do the Pygmy Blue-Tongue Lizard, Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby and Przewalski’s Horse all have in common? Well, for one thing they’ve all been on the brink of extinction; for another, they very likely wouldn’t be around today if not for the…

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Cheetah cubs in perfect health!

Yesterday, our five adorable Cheetah cubs received their first health check. During the check-up, the eight-week-old cubs were micro-chipped, received their first round of vaccinations and were given a full body examination. We’re thrilled to have four little girls and…

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First check-up for our Cheetah cubs

Sophie Hueppauff Monarto Zoo’s five adorable cheetah cubs have been growing fast and today will have their very first health check! During the check-up, the eight-week-old cubs will be microchipped, receive their first round of vaccinations and will be given…

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Prickly news from Monarto Zoo

We’re excited to share the news some prickly new friends have joined the Monarto Zoo family, with two African Crested Porcupines moving in! Meet Oliver and Rita, who took up residence in a new habitat near the visitor centre last month. The…

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Two baby giraffes in two weeks!

Another not-so-little baby has joined the Monarto Zoo family with the birth of an adorable giraffe calf this morning. Born to fourth-time mum Kinky in the early hours of the morning, the youngster was discovered by zoo staff in the…

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Giraffe on the move

Last Monday, one of Monarto Zoo’s male giraffe, Ajabu, was moved back to his paddock with our bachelor giraffe group after visiting the female herd at waterhole for breeding. Ajabu was moved into the waterhole habitat last year to mingle…

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Our otter pups are beginning to come out of the den and explore their habitat - just look how adorable they are!

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