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Minister Barbara Creecy visits the National Zoological Garden

On Thursday 4 August 2022, the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment Ms Barbara Creecy, joined by board members of South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and management visited the National Zoological Gardens (NZG) of S...

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Published on: 4 August 2022

Minister Creecy assesses scientific services at National Zoological Garden

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy to assess the scientific services of the National Zoological Garden of South Africa in Pretoria The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Cre...

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Published on: 3 August 2022

SANBI pursues options for retirement of Charley, the African elephant at the Pretoria National Zoological Garden

SANBI pursues options for retirement of Charley, the African elephant at the Pretoria National Zoological Garden The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) would like to announce the decision to pursue options for the retirement of...

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Published on: 29 July 2022

Ride Gautrain and get free entry for the kids

Gautrain is offering free entry into the National Zoological Garden located in Pretoria for up to two (2) children per family, who are twelve (12) years or younger. This promotion is valid between 14 December 2020 and 31 March 2021&nb...

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Published on: 15 December 2020

National Botanical Gardens set to open

Following the announcement published by the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Barbara Creecy, on 30 July 2020, all national botanical gardens are set to open to the public on Monday 3 August 2020. However, the gardens will be op...

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Published on: 30 July 2020

DID YOU KNOW?

Vulture

Did you know vultures feed on carrion (dead carcasses) and do not kill their own prey? Their feet are weak and better suited to walking on the ground than to picking up prey