Animal encounters


Everything you need to know about South Australia’s flying foxes

Is it a bird, is it a plane, no, it’s a…bat? And you may spot one in your neighbourhood so here’s everything you need to know.

11 Jul. 2024 5 min read

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Bringing woodland birds back to the Mount Lofty Ranges

Years of habitat loss drove many native woodland birds out of the Mount Lofty Ranges – find out what’s being done to bring them back.

17 Jun. 2024 2 min read

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Your guide to freshwater turtles in South Australia

This World Turtle Day, find out which freshwater turtles can be found in SA, and why they are in fact environmental heroes in a half-shell.

23 May 2024 3 min read

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Everything you need to know about giant Australian cuttlefish in South Australia

Every winter tens of thousands of giant Australian cuttlefish congregate in SA. Learn where, why and how to swim with them.

06 May 2024 4 min read

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Top spots for whale-watching in South Australia

Learn all about the whales that visit South Australian shores and where, when and how to spot these magnificent creatures.

02 May 2024 9 min read

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Your guide to encouraging local fauna to visit your backyard

Want a visit from native bees, birds, beneficial insects or even bandicoots? Here’s how to attract them.

05 Apr. 2024 4 min read

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5 frogs to listen out for if you live in South Australia

Here’s how you can identify the frog sounds in your own backyard, and why it’s so valuable to know where they live.

19 Mar. 2024 7 min read

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How to spend a day in South Australia’s Cleland Wildlife Park

Want to make the most of your visit to this iconic park? We’ve got you covered with this one-day itinerary.

04 Mar. 2024 4 min read

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5 ways digital technology is helping monitor wildlife

This World Wildlife Day find out how digital technology is helping us better understand and monitor native wildlife.

03 Mar. 2024 2 min read

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Coming soon: a new home for Cleland’s koalas!

Cleland Wildlife Park’s koalas are in for a treat as construction of their state-of-the-art home gets underway!

28 Feb. 2024 1 min read

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What to do if there’s a possum in your roof

Do you have an uninvited furry housemate? Here’s your guide on what to do when possums have taken up residence in your roof.

20 Feb. 2024 4 min read


What to expect when you’re expecting… a dog

About to buy a dog? Here’s a video with everything you need to know!

22 Dec. 2023 1 min read


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