Join us for our monthly Wild Wednesday Webinar with the Conservation Learning Team at Auckland Zoo!

You can tune in with your class, with your tamariki at home, or even by yourself as we play a guessing game with a different theme each month!  

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6th March 2024

Scat, faeces, dung, or poo! No matter what you call it or how smelly it is, let’s explore the different poo at the Zoo! Join Tory and her friends this Wild Wednesday and find out some different fantastic facts about poo.

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3rd April 2024

Some animals like to sleep for 20 hours a day while others prefer to sleep for only 20 minutes at a time. Join Tory and her friends to learn all about how different animals' sleep and what time of the day you might find them awake. 

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1st May 2024

Who has a bright red bottom? Whose tail helps them to navigate through the sky? Find a comfortable spot to sit and join Tory and her friends to find out all about different bottoms, tails, and behinds.

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5th June 2024

Who was that? Did you hear something? Come along this month and hear some of the different snorts, whistles, chirps, and barks that animals can make. Join Tory and her friends for a wonderfully noisy Wild Wednesday!

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3rd July 2024

Flippers, toes, hooves, and paws! Kicking, climbing, stalking, and swimming! Feet come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes at the Zoo and are used for all types of different movement! Join Tory and her friends to find out how animals use their feet to thrive.

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7th August 2024

A high-altitude forest at the base of the Himalayas. A hot, humid swamp in Indonesia. An ancient ngahere full of giant kauri trees. What do all these places have in common? They are home to endangered species of animals. Join Tory and her friends to find out about these different habitats, the animals that call them home, and what we can do to help protect them. 

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4th September 2024

Raina, kākā, rinorino, tīeke, and tuahuru. Let’s learn the meaning behind the different te reo Māori names of some of the animals at Auckland Zoo. Join Tory and her friends the week before Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori to learn some new kupu for your next visit to the Zoo! Kia kaha te reo Māori!

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2nd October 2024

Did you see that? Try not to blink or you might miss it as we zoom in and take a close look at different eyes this Wild Wednesday. Join Tory and her friends to find out how many eyelids an ostrich has and who doesn’t blink at all!

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6th November 2024

Stripes, spots, feathers, scales, and scutes. Coverings can help with camouflage, attracting other individuals, or to regulate body temperature. Join Tory and her friends as we explore the different fur, feathers, and scales at Auckland Zoo.

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We are still finalising our special December Wild Wednesday, keep an eye on this page for more details and registration to come.

Watch some of our previous webinars

Whose Nose?

Join us to explore the long and the short of noses! We look at noses and other body parts that animals use to smell the world.

2nd August 2023

Whose Covering?

Some use it to hide, some to make friends, some to help them move. Explore how an animals’ covering can help them thrive!

6th September 2023

Whose Movement?

Get ready to move it, move it! Stretch, leap, and swing our way through some of the movements the animals do at Auckland Zoo.

4th October 2023

Whose Leaf?

Our plants play an important role in caring for animals. Whether it is as food, shelter, or a great place to hide.

1st November 2023

Whose Lunch?

Corn, grapes, bamboo, and snails! See what is on the menu today for the animals at Auckland Zoo!

6th December 2023

Whose Babies?

Look at the different babies around the Zoo. What baby stays with their mum for up to 9 years and what baby is almost 2 meters tall!

7th February 2024

Explore some of the awesome resources mentioned in Auckland Zoo’s Wild Wednesday Webinars!