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Junior Zoo Keeper with TV Zoologist Chris Humfrey.


Next Available: Wed, 10 Apr 9:00AM
7.0 hours
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Description

Is your child simply ‘mad’ about wildlife? Does your child aspire to work with animals? Then the Wild Action® Junior Zoo keeper program is the perfect gift, or school holiday treat for them! Students will be placed in groups, relative to their age and experience. Don't let the 'Junior' deter your animal 'nuts' teenager. Chris Humfrey will personally take each group on a tour around his very own private zoo.

STRICTLY Limited participants!

A maximum of 15 students a day will only be accepted into our program. This means that your child will never miss out! Live shows, hands-on demonstrations and professional supervision... leads to a unique experience never to be forgotten! We GUARANTEE that the program which Chris Humfrey offers is the most interactive 'hands-on' wildlife experience offered anywhere.

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What you will learn
  • Learn to classify animals into phyla, class, order, family, genus and species. Learn to prepare food for a myriad of species & Get involved in our endangered species breeding programs with woylies, sooty owls, cassowaries, and spot-tailed quolls.
  • Participate in captive husbandry techniques and learn to handle wildlife. Be prepared for a very 'hands-on' day. Our expert team take the time to photograph your child's very WILD day.
  • Develop a greater appreciation and respect for their natural world, and work with a group of people who are all dedicated to preserving and understanding native wildlife.
What you will get
  • Junior Zoo Keeper Certificate of participation.
  • USB stick with photographs of your child's amazing WILD experience.
  • A WILD experience to remember for the rest of their lives!

What to bring
  • Your child will need to bring a snack and packed lunch for the day's activities.
  • Suitable outdoor clothing for the day's experience. Please note weather forecast the day before the class.
What to wear

Sturdy shoes and clothing suitable for the day's weather forecast are essential.

Appropriate for

Suitable for ages 5 - 17 year old


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Wild Action

Vendor since 2016

Wild Action was Established in 1994. The Company was created by zoologist Chris Humfrey to satiate his personal desire to educate people about the amazing biodiversity in Australia. Chris was particularly keen on creating interactive ’hands-on’ incursions which captivated and inspired children. Humfrey always had a wonderment for nature, and it always amazed him that others didn't always share his passion for the beauty and magic of the Natural World.

Twenty one years later, Wild Action Zoo is now a state of the art private zoological facility in the Macedon Ranges, and operates the only 'truly' mobile zoo in the State of Victoria. The Wild Action Zoo Team breed many rare and endangered species. 

Wild Action employs a Team 10 full-time staff members, and our award winning Company educates well over 250,000 school children a year....on all things Wild!

Ultimately, it is Wild Action's  goal to inspire people to develop an interest and empathy in all things ‘WILD’, by delivering responsible, sustainable and educational wildlife encounters.

Wild Action shows do make a difference!

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Billy

04 February 2019 • Junior Zoo Keeper with TV Zoologist Chris Humfrey.

My son did this for his 9th birthday, he loved loved it he said it was amazing experience it had been his dream since he was 2 . Thank you to Chris and his team for making it amazing for Billy.

Conrad

31 January 2019 • Junior Zoo Keeper with TV Zoologist Chris Humfrey.

My son (7 years old) had an absolutely great day learning be a junior zoo keeper. He was so enthusiastic about all the facts he learnt about the animals and the opportunity to have such a hands on experience was fantastic. The photos which we received are now hanging proudly on his bedroom wall. Thanks you to all the team at Wild Action!

Sam

28 January 2019 • Junior Zoo Keeper with TV Zoologist Chris Humfrey.

I had an amazing day. We really got our hands dirty and got lots of things done. I saw lots of animals and was able to get up close to them. Chris taught us lots of facts and safety tips. I really loved that we were allowed to hold lots of animals and I even felt some of them bite my finger, Chris did ask me first though. It was also great to come home and show my family the photos. Sam

Wild Action

28/01/2019

Hi Sam, I am so glad that you had a great day. Hopefully my experience will help you work towards a wildlife career. I hope to see you again sometime soon....and challenge you further.

Cheers Chris Humfrey

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