Entries by Glen Cavaco

And the winner is – December 2016 CHEETAH PHOTO CAPTION COMPETITION

 “THE LAST ANTELOPE WHO SAID ‘OPEN WIDE’ WAS LUNCH” Well done Annie who will be getting a $50 Zoo Voucher to spend on Cheetah Outreach merchandise (LINK http://www.cheetah.co.za) which we sell at the ZOO SHOP to support their practical and successful cheetah conservation work in South Africa.  Thanks to everyone who entered like Amanda “Do […]

THE PLIGHT OF THE CHEETAH

This is an extract from the website of Cheetah Outreach (Conservation organisation in South Africa): “The fastest land animal in the world is losing its most important race: the race for survival. At the turn of the century an estimated 100,000 cheetah lived in 44 countries throughout Africa and Asia.  Today, there are an estimated […]

How Anatolian Shepherd Guard Dogs are saving cheetahs in South Africa.

As part Billabong Zoo’s commitment to  “Conservation through Education” we are highlighting  some of the great work conservation organisations are doing throughout the world. This month we are focussing on the Cheetah – sadly on the IUCN Red List as CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. This is an extract from the website of  Cheetah Outreach in South Africa (where Billabong […]

Focus on conservation – cheetahs – December 2016

This month we focus on the plight of the Cheetah in our Conservation focus. Sunday the 4th December is the International Day of the Cheetah (http://internationalcheetahday.com) which also co-incides with World Wildlife Conservation Day (https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/world-wildlife-conservation-day/) Sadly the cheetahs appear on the IUCN Red List (International Union for the Conservation of Nature): status of North African […]

CHRISTMAS TOY AND GIFT SALE AT BILLABONG ZOO

SATURDAY 26TH AND SUNDAY 27TH NOVEMBER, 9AM -5PM SATURDAY 3RD AND SUNDAY 4TH DECEMBER, 9AM -5PM Still looking for that perfect Christmas gift?  Visit the Zoo.  At Billabong Zoo we have a huge range of children’s toys and gifts for all ages.  Over two weekends  (26th & 27th November & 3rd & 4th December – open 9am to 5pm) […]

Billabong Zoo Lion Cubs – Barnaby Joyce Instagram post

We've got strict biosecurity laws for good reason – but all we'll catch from these two is a bad case of the cutes. Meet Milo and Misty, Australia's newest lion cubs, who have spent a lot of time at the vet lately to move here. They've been examined, vaccinated and tested for everything from rabies, […]

GRANDPARENTS DAY BREAKFAST, SUNDAY 30TH OCTOBER 2016 : 9AM – 10AM

TREAT YOUR GRANDPARENT’S TO BREAKFAST AT BILLABONG ZOO SUNDAY OCTOBER 2016 : 9AM – 10AM $20 per person (Children under sixteen $15) To celebrate Grandparents Day in NSW (Sunday 30th October) treat the grandparents in your life to a Billabong Zoo breakfast. The breakfast will be served in our private function room where you will be […]

PURRRFECT FOR BUSINESS & PARTIES

FUNCTIONS | CHRISTMAS PARTIES | CONFERENCES | PRODUCT LAUNCHES | BONDING PROGRAMMES | SEMINARS | TRAINING |  CONCERTS | PERFORMANCES | FUND RAISERS | TRIVIA NIGHTS… OR ANY WILD IDEA YOU CAN THINK OF. Billabong Zoo, Port Macquarie is a unique 10 acre venue purrfect for all types of business functions and events. The award-winning […]

MEDIA DAY FOR AFRICAN LION CUBS AT BILLABONG ZOO, PORT MACQUARIE

Today was Media Day for our new African Lion cubs at Billabong Zoo, Port Macquarie. They behaved so well for our head keeper Christy Brown who has spent much time with them during their 30 days of quarantine.  Even though they are still extremely shy, with encouragement from Christy, they ventured outside into their purpose-built […]