Cape Barren geese join the flock!

We've got fantastic news to share with you – our wildlife collection just got even more amazing with the arrival of Cape Barrens geese!

Say hello to our three new residents, a brother and two sisters, just four months old, who came all the way from our Martin Mere Centre.

To help you get to know them better here are our top 3 Cape Barren facts!

  • They are often affectionately referred to as pig geese due to their unique call that sounds like a pig grunting.
  • Amazingly they are able to drink saltwater which allows them to stay on off-shore islands throughout the year
  • Once on the verge of extinction, but following conservation efforts their numbers have bounced back

Come and see these adorable new arrivals for yourself- they'll make your wildlife experience even more special!


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