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We hope everyone enjoyed the sunny weekend as much as our Golden Bell Frog did. He is normally very shy and spends most his time hiding under the foliage in his enclosure but spent nearly the whole weekend soaking in some sun. ... See MoreSee Less

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Some animals are a bit hard to bring to the class room when they are alive like the Leafy Sea Dragon who inhabits our coastal waters. However our educational kits provide a chance for children to see preserved specimens and learn about them through written materials. ... See MoreSee Less

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We hope you are as ready to jump into term 3 as Smiley is! At around 30cm now and capable of reaching lengths up to 3 metres he's got a lot of growing to do and you can see how excited he is about food. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy World Snake Day! Snakes would have to be some of the most misunderstood creatures on the planet and we love introducing children to friendly ones while teaching them to have respect for those in the wild. These two ladies are Olive the Olive Python and Esmerelda the Carpet Python and they are both over 20 years old and have been part of our educational programs since they were very young. Each meeting thousands of children and helping people get over their biases and growing respect for snakes importance in the environment as predators. ... See MoreSee Less

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Its great to share a site with the Urrbrae Wetland and Learning Centre. You get beautiful sights like this and amazing learning opportunities for school classes. Did you know you can tie in your schools visit with the wetlands and the NEC? It's a great opportunity to learn about many aspects of the environment at a discounted rate for both. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Frasers Banded Snail eggs hatched! You can see the enormous size difference between hatchling and adult here. It takes a few days for the young snails shell to properly harden after emerging from their egg. ... See MoreSee Less

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As the term has just finished this a chance to say a couple of big Thank Yous! One to the Pedare Christian College reception classes for their card and amazing art work. The second to our members who have supported us this term. It was quiet at the start due to COVID precautions but as the term went on we were glad and very grateful to see our members turn out to support us. Thank you, and have a great holidays! ... See MoreSee Less

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