Let's go for a wander around Australia Zoo
No matter where you go you are never very far from Steve's influence.
We will have to start our tour with one of his favourites a Crocodile.
Before Australia Zoo came into being it was a reptile park, this is our
common Goanna, grows to a little over 4 feet long.
A Tiger Snake, one of our most venomous and can be agressive
during breeding season.
These fun and water loving Tiger cubs were about six months old.
It was hard to tell who had the most fun in the pool, the cubs or the
Nine months later they are nearly full grown, because they are such a
savage beast they are now kept behind a glass wall, so pardon the
If you read my recent series in holtieshouse you will want to know that
this is the very dangerous Wombat, be very careful not to put your
hand down his burrow.
Another of Steves great loves was with these Elephants.
You wouldn't want to visit the Zoo and not see any birds now
would you? There is an Eagle in this picture too.
Our laughing Kookaburra, featured at the beginning soundtrack
of every Tarzan movie ever made.
A Jabaru, Australia's only member of the stork family.
A pair of Echidna's, an egg laying marsupial also known as the
One half hidden Koala, (not a bear) they live on the leaves of a
select few eucalyts, (gum tree's.)
One half of our coat of arms, the other half is an Emu.
A rare albino joey, (young Kangaroo or Wallaby) about one third
of mums size but still hitches a ride in her pouch at times.
Hope you enjoyed that quick look around, I'll bet you didn't see any
rubbish lying around , or for that matter anything that was out of
place or untidy, the whole place is kept in immaculate condition.