Territory Wildlife Park

The Territory Wildlife Park is a zoo at Berry Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia, some 31 kilometres (19 mi) (about a 45 minutes drive) south of Darwin. It opened in 1989. Situated on 400 ha of natural bushland, it contains native animals and plants representative of Northern Territory, and especially Top End tropical monsoonal, environments. It contributes to their conservation through research programs as well as through public education. The three main habitats represented are woodland, wetland and monsoon vine forest.

Territory Wildlife Park
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An Osprey with a zoo keeper
Date opened1989
LocationBerry Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Coordinates12°42′37″S 130°59′23″E / 12.7102°S 130.9898°E / -12.7102; 130.9898Coordinates: 12°42′37″S 130°59′23″E / 12.7102°S 130.9898°E / -12.7102; 130.9898
Annual visitors61,200 (2017)[1]
MembershipsZAA[2]
OwnerParks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory[3]
Websitewww.territorywildlifepark.com.au

The Territory Wildlife Park is a member of the Zoo and Aquarium Association (ZAA).

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  1. ^ "Park visitor data". Department of Tourism Sport and Culture. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 20 April 2019. Point of Sales.
  2. ^ "Member Location Map". zooaquarium.org.au. ZAA. Retrieved 29 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Parks and Reserves". Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2018.

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