Auckland Zoo – Australia II

 

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Following on from the re-development of Pridelands, the Zoo extended its Australia exhibit giving it an architectural theme evocating the Australian outback.

This was the last design of architect and acclaimed artist Andrew Logan, who unfortunately passed away before seeing the completion of the project.

The exhibit features a partially walk through aviary, a stream and pool for turtles with a clear acrylic front wall, a pit for giant monitor lizards and a display box for giant stick insects to name a few.

The public benefits from close encounters with the animals.