The team at SAAMBR is actively involved in WWF SASSI, which it approaches “holistically”.Read more >>
In celebration of Halloween this year, the seal team decided to get in on the fun and thought it would be a good idea to share it with the seals.
Pumpkin does not form part of a seal’s diet so the exercise was more for fun and to pique the seals’ innate sense of curiosity.
Investigating is an important part of any enrichment programme as it allows animals to use their senses.
We took all the seeds and stringy parts out of the pumpkins before we began carving their scary Halloween faces.Read more >>
Last week, for the first time, I was selected to assist at a Marine Workshop specifically designed for resource users and managers. This was a new experience for me since I am usually found in the Aquarium, chatting informally to guests, answering their questions and sharing my marine knowledge with anyone eager to learn.Read more >>
My passion for reptiles began as an eight-year-old schoolboy. On the way home from school, I would walk past a local park and lift the water meter covers to see my favourite snakes staring up at me. Never could I have dreamed that my early fascination with snakes would one day become my profession.Read more >>
Being a water baby and growing up surfing, swimming and free diving, it seemed logical to enrol for an open-water recreational dive course. I took my first breath on scuba (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) at Kings Park swimming pool in 2003.Read more >>
I left home for work at about 6am this morning since I am on dolphin checklist duty. Leaving early is tough because my little girl is six months old and I miss her terribly when I’m at work. But I know she is in good hands, especially when daddy is there.Read more >>
On Friday, October 12, 2012, a delivery of fresh kelp…
On International Penguin Day last year I was listening to…