Wellington Zoo is home to over 500 animals and more than 100 different species. These are just some of the animals that call Wellington Zoo their home.
Origin: New Zealand
Animal fact: Tuatara don’t eat very often and do everything slowly. They live for up to 60 years.
Golden Lion Tamarin
Origin: Brazil’s Atlantic coastal forest
Animal fact: An endangered specie, there were fewer than 200 left during the 1970s. Thanks to zoos and other conservation organizations, there are now approximately 3,200 living in the wild.