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New Zealand Centre for Conservation Medicine

The New Zealand Centre for Conservation Medicine (Auckland Zoo vet centre) is a place where visitors can view our veterinary team in action!

Open from 9.30am to 4pm daily, the New Zealand Centre for Conservation Medicine's (NZCCM) public viewing gallery offers visitors clear views into the centre's laboratory, large treatment room and operating theatre.

To maximise viewing, cameras above the operating tables in both the treatment room and the operating theatre relay the action onto a large screen in the gallery.

The gallery also features dynamic interactive displays, and a diverse range of specimens, including animal embryos, and even the preserved testes of the Zoo's castrated hippo, Fudge!​

In addition to serving the Zoo's animals, the NZCCM strongly focuses on research, diagnostic work, and specialised teaching.​​​​​​

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