Herald Sun Article - Orange Bellied Parrots 17 Sept 2015
25 Sep 2015
PEARCEDALE’S Moonlit Sanctuary is playing a key role in preventing the extinction of an extremely rare species of parrot.
The Tyabb-Tooradin Rd sanctuary is leading a captive breeding program of orange-bellied parrots, as numbers in the wild are thought to now be less than 70.Keeper at the sanctuary, Lisa Tuthill said the birds were among the most endangered in the world.
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Planning Ahead - New Encounter Times and Keeper Talks from 4th October 2015
08 Sep 2015
NEW TIMES - effective from 4th October (start of daylight savings).
If you are visiting before 4th October -
Please note the current times by Clicking Here
12:00pm Tasmanian Devil
1:00pm Corella Training
3:30pm Spot-tailed Quoll
11:30am & 2:00pm Python Encounter
12:30pm & 3:00pm Koala Encounter
10:30am &2:30pm Feed a Tawny Frogmouth
(On Request) Barn Owl Encounter
12:00pm & 3:30pm Dingo Adventure
(On Request) Dingo Walk
1:00pm Behind the Scenes Tour
Threatened Species Commissioner - Gregory Andrews opens new wombat enclosure
06 Aug 2015
Thanks to the Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews for visiting us yesterday and opening our new hairy nosed wombat enclosure. We had some very productive discussions about endangered species programs.