Watch Animal Live Streams & Educational Videos from home.
With the Stay Home movement in full swing and schools closing early, there is now a fantastic selection of animal entertainment online for kids (and adults!) of all ages to enjoy. Take a break out of your school or work week to sit down with the kids and spend time together watching a fun and informative video online. There are numerous zoos and wildlife parks posting videos with both entertainment and educational value all around the world, so you can search for more beyond those listed below.
Australian Reptile Park
Starting Monday 30 March 2020 Australian Reptile Park will be doing DAILY live streams and ‘Animal Tales With Tim Faulkner’ which will be educational videos for students. The schedule will be released on their Facebook page.
Edinburgh Zoo (UK)
Edinburgh Zoo are famous for their webcams and in the current situation their popularity has soared. They’re working hard to make sure they can cope with the extra traffic on their website, and you can also check out their YouTube channel or Facebook page for videos.
Some areas are out of view of the cameras so if there is no animal currently on screen, please be patient or why not check out another camera link – they have a Panda cam, Penguin cam, Tiger cam, Koala cam and Rockhopper penguin cam.
Bringing the Zoo to You – Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park
During their closure, Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park aim to bring the zoo to you online! They hope their content will bring a smile to your face, provide some comfort and a little happiness during these unprecedented times. They have set up links to their animals cams on their website – read more HERE.
Monarto Safari Park regularly post videos of their animals on their Facebook page, such as the four little cubs born this year to mum Husani, Nolean, their hand-raised giraffe calf and the quirky meerkats. You can also learn some animal facts and take a quiz on their website here.
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium will be live streaming some of their ‘Live Feeds’ over the coming weeks. Watch Rocky the giant Saltwater Croc snap up his lunch, the Gentoo &andKing Penguins waddle, hop, slip and slide along the ice and get up close with Davey the Quokka for some adorable Quokka cuddles.
Taronga Zoo Sydney
One year ago Taronga Zoo launched their podcast series Taronga Talks, an amazing collection of in-depth interviews with some of Taronga’s keepers, vets, scientists and conservationists. Hosted by Taronga Sydney’s wonderful manager of guest experience, Hayden Turner, each episode reveals the journey that brought each individual to Taronga and where their passion for wildlife comes from. There are 18 episodes to choose from – visit their website at the link below to find out more. #forthewild
You can stay up to date with Australia Zoo (in Queensland) via their membership program Crikey! Club* and their five channels. It provides insight and behind the scenes vision into everything that makes Australia Zoo a global conservation leader, and is the best way to stay connected to Australia Zoo, the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital and Wildlife Warriors. (*subscription fee payable). They do post free snippets on their Facebook page.
The Zoos Victoria Animal House is bringing the animals to you! They are live streaming their zoos so you can enjoy #AnimalsAtHome. They’ve set up a few live stream cameras from Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo, so you can enjoy the zoo from anywhere.
Can’t see them? That’s because the animals live in areas that are much bigger than what a camera can capture and they have the choice to wander wherever they please. Check back in later to spot them or see what you missed over the last few hours by clicking on the red line underneath each video.
San Diego Zoo (US)
The iconic San Diego Zoo is a 100-acre not-for-profit wildlife sanctuary that is home to more than 3,500 rare and endangered animals representing more than 650 species and subspecies, and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. They have numerous ‘Live Cams’ and videos as well as lots of interesting facts to learn about their plants and animals.
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