Conservation

iucn-red-list-logo-redBillabong Zoo is an advocate for “Conservation through Education”. We use our ‘voice’ via our website, social media, schools programme and visitor Zoo Keeper talks to highlight the plight of animals, especially those  on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Billabong Zoo cares for 10 ambassador animal species sadly on the Red List. Every month we will also be highlighting the plight of a particular species and promoting  the work of organisations doing great work to save and protect threatened species.

WILD KOALA NUMBERS IN THE PORT MACQUARIE / HASTING AREA

For anyone living and driving in the area one thing you can implement today is to write down / or put in your phone  the telephone number of the Koala Hospital 24 Hour Koala  Rescue service:  o2 6584 1522 . Keep this number in your car and call if you see an injured or distressed […]

KOALAS – now listed as VULNERABLE on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

This month (April 2017) Billabong Zoo, Port Macquarie is highlighting the plight of the Koalas. Incredibly, and shamefully for Australia, the koala is now listed as on the IUCN Red List of Threatened species. Whilst numbers in the wild are not accurately known, what we do know is numbers have drastically fallen within recent years […]

June /July 2017

Saltwater Crocodile – photo caption competition

Enter our Saltwater Crocodile – photo caption competition. Click here

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