What is special about Auckland Zoo?

Auckland Zoo is the biggest zoo in New Zealand and is home to over 120 different species of animals. The zoo covers a 17-hectare space next to the beautiful Western Springs park in Central Auckland. The animal enclosures are natural, wide and spacious with great vantage points to watch the animals.

What animals can you find in the Auckland Zoo?

What animals can you see at Auckland Zoo? Auckland Zoo has elephants, rhinos, giraffes, lions, tigers, red panda, meerkats, penguins, otters, sealsm kiwis, exotic birds, frogs, tortoises, tuataras, wetas and more animals.

What happened to the tigers at Auckland Zoo?

After three years without tigers, Auckland Zoo has announced one of the big cats will be arriving before the end of April. In July 2019, the zoo announced it had made the decision to put down its last remaining Sumatran tiger, Berani, after efforts to treat him for health problems didn’t work.

Which Zoo is the best in NZ?

The Auckland zoo in New Zealand is the largest and the best. It houses more than 1400 animals from 135 species.

Are there snakes in NZ zoos?

Snakes are completely missing from New Zealand’s zoos, because it is illegal to bring snakes into New Zealand, a snake-free country. No exceptions are made.

Does Auckland Zoo have alligators?

At the Zoo. Our alligators live along the South America Rainforest Track.

Are there snakes in Auckland Zoo?

How old is Sali the tiger?

Sali the Sumatran tiger has arrived at Auckland Zoo – the first of the big cats to prowl its enclosures in three years. Fourteen-year-old Sali had her first opportunity to explore the zoo’s new Lowlands tiger habitat on Thursday morning after her journey from Hamilton Zoo.

Are there any lions at Auckland Zoo?

Introducing our big cat girls – who are taking in the sights and sounds of Auckland Zoo! Arriving just over two weeks ago from Australia’s Werribee Open Range Zoo, these four-year-old female lions are here with us as part of the international zoo breeding and advocacy programme for this increasingly threatened species.