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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

Academic success during COVID-19 lockdown

National Zoological Garden’s (NZG) ZooClub members, Sthobiso Mtshweni and Golden Mthimunye, from Ndzundza Mabhoko Secondary School in Mpumalanga, each got six distinctions in their 2020 Matric results. The efforts of the ZooClub programme throu...

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Published on: 18 June 2021

Zoo Holiday Programme

I did the junior courses in December 2019, finished with Grade 11. An important year in which my marks had to be good enough for University to register for the field of study of my choice early 2020 (Grade 12). Thought I would just follow a nice ...

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Published on: 11 May 2021

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