Vegetation (browse) is a natural part of an elephant's daily diet and our elephants eat a lot of it every day!
If you're doing a spot of pruning and want to deliver your off-cuts for our elephants, we'd love to hear from you.
suitable vegetation for our elephants
Important information if you'd like to donate browse (vegetation)
Needs to be spray-free
Freshly cut (same day as delivery) and green,
Approximately up to an average-sized trailer load, and
Delivered to the Zoo (sorry, we can't pick-up).
Please make prior arrangements with our Elephant Team before cutting and delivering by leaving a brief message on (09) 360 3932.
If we haven't returned your call within two days, we probably have enough browse for the moment, or the browse may not be suitable for our elephants.
Thanks in advance for taking the time and effort to help us out.