Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo is one of the best zoo parks in the country.

And on top of that, it is famous - thanks to the crocodile hunter Steve Irwin who run the park until his death in September 2006.


The park is on Sunshine Coast, north of Brisbane, in south eastern Queensland.
 
Crocodile Hunter
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The original Beerwah Reptile Park was established in the 1970s. Steve and his wife Terri took over the management form Steve's father in 1992.

The park has since grown. It now covers about 100 acres and has about 1,200 animals. There are Australian animals such as kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, wombats, echidnas, Tasmanian devils, dingoes, emus, cassowaries, kookaburras and other birds and animals. There are crocodiles, as well as pythons and dangerous snakes. There are also some exotic ones like tigers, lemurs, elephants, camels, zebras, iguanas, giraffes, rhinoceros, otters, red pandas and komodo dragons.

Steve Irwin
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Apart from the animals, there is a wide range of shows and entertainment. You can get your photo taken with koalas and some other animals. You can watch bird, crocodile and snake shows. You can watch tortoises, otters, elephants, koalas and crocodiles be fed. You can join guided tours. And you can There is also a food court and retail stores to go shopping.







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