Animal encounters

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Top spots to see ducklings in Adelaide’s national parks

Adelaide’s national parks are top spots to enjoy the cuteness of ducklings. Here’s our picks of the bunch.

12 Oct. 2021 3 min read

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Blue-tongue lizards in your backyard: Your questions answered

Spring is here and blueys are out and about. Here are the answers to some of your most frequently asked questions.

23 Sep. 2021 8 min read

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What to expect from Adelaide’s newest native shellfish reef

Adelaide is getting a second metro shellfish reef – here’s everything you need to know.

15 Sep. 2021 3 min read

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Now streaming: Doco shows how technology is helping track SA’s sea lion population

Learn how new technology is providing more accurate data on Australian sea lion numbers in South Australia.

10 Sep. 2021 4 min read

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What to do if there’s a blue-tongue lizard in your backyard

Spotting a bluey in your backyard during spring is more common than you think. Here’s what to do if you see one.

02 Sep. 2021 4 min read

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How bringing platypuses back to the River Torrens could be the next step in rewilding Adelaide

Platypuses might be reintroduced back to the River Torrens/Karrawirra Parri. Here’s everything you need to know.

12 Aug. 2021 5 min read

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Discover why researchers are counting South Australia’s birds of prey

It’s ‘Census’ time – for SA’s birds of prey too. Learn more about why a statewide raptor count is underway.

11 Aug. 2021 3 min read

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Everything you didn’t need to know about spitfire bugs

Remember those pesky spitfires from your tree-climbing days? Here’s what you might not have known about them.

22 Jul. 2021 2 min read

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Why you shouldn’t ever feed wild dolphins

Feeding wild dolphins is a big no-no. Find out why it’s so important to keep wildlife wild – including marine life.

08 Jul. 2021 2 min read

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6 things to do at Cleland Wildlife Park these school holidays

Trade screen time for green time these school holidays with a trip to Cleland. Here’s 6 things the kids will love.

08 Jul. 2021 3 min read

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How to tell if you’ve got a pesky mouse or a native antechinus in your house

If you’re about to set a mouse trap – wait! If it’s an antechinus visiting, you need to rethink. Here’s what to do.

16 Jun. 2021 4 min read

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New ways to connect with nature at Cleland

There’s a once-in-a-lifetime upgrade planned for Cleland Wildlife Park. Find out more about what’s on the cards.

09 Jun. 2021 1 min read


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