10th of October 2014 Species Spotlight – Tawny Frogmouth

This week we look at one of the more unusual looking members of the park Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides Tawny Frogmouths are found throughout Australia, including Tasmania.  They are closely related to the Nightjar, found here in the UK.  There are 3 species of Frogmouth and the Tawny is Near...

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1st November 2013 – Winter is here

We are now in full winter mode as from today we start on winter hours, with last admission at 3 and the park closing at 4 to the public.   With the onset of winter the daily routine of the keepers begins to change from that of the Summer. First...

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