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Little Milly here is a Ringtail Possum so natural foods like gum leaves and blossoms are a really important part of her diet. Luckily she doesn’t take much convincing to eat her greens because they’re her favourite part of any meal. ... See MoreSee Less

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Another domestic species we use to educate is the Guinea Pig. Here in Australia they are considered a cute and cuddly pet, whereas where they originate in South America they are considered a food source for many people. I don't know about you but I much prefer my Guinea Pigs doing zoomies rather than on a plate but it demonstrates how different cultures place different values on animals. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Nature Education Centre has many native animals to help us educate with but we do have a few domestics like Topsy here. Domestic animals are generally simpler to care for and are often more interactive which makes them a great way to teach young children about responsibility of care and empathy for other living things. Topsy definitely doesn’t complain about all the cuddles and fresh veggies she gets visiting schools and kindergartens around Adelaide 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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We would like to thank everyone who came out to be a guinea pig at our first open days! It was a great learning opportunity for us for future events and we raised a total of $110.00 to pass onto SAVEM to help support our wildlife affected by the recent fires. We hope you had a great time too and stay tuned for similar future events! ... See MoreSee Less

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Well that escalated quickly!

Our mother huntsman guarding her egg sack was seen with her one spiderling one evening and the rest emerged overnight. Interesting to some, nightmare fuel to others spiders are undoubtedly an important part of the ecosystem helping to control other invertebrate numbers and themselves being a food source for many larger animals.
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Keep a lookout on the horizon with the school term fast approaching, call and book now to get in early and ensure availability for your hires. Also if you you can make it we'd love to see you at our open day this Friday follow the link for more details www.facebook.com/events/553412031998549/ ... See MoreSee Less

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The Green Tree Frog is one of the most recognizable frogs in Australia but did you know they can come in a wide range of greens? As demonstrated by our group caught napping together. ... See MoreSee Less

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