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Here at the zoo we sometimes hear about school students doing amazing things to help save wildlife. Recently I was lucky enough to pay a visit to St Peters School in East Kielor where some very young wildlife enthusiasts had organised an orange themed day for their orange friends in the forest
Last time I traveled overseas (which was quite a long time ago now) I saw animals and animal parts being sold illegally. Wildlife trafficking is the second greatest threat to species survival globally, but with just one click your vote in The Google Impact Challenge will help the Zoo and Aquarium Association (ZAA) protect millions of animals killed through the illegal wildlife trade each year.
Tiverton could soon be home to the largest population of Eastern Barred Bandicoots in Australia. Along with the property manager and a group of youth volunteers we are removing invasive plants, planting local native species and preparing the property for a fence to protect a future population of bandicoots.