Australia to go totally wild over Rockhampton Zoo


Thousands of kids across the country will be introduced to our captivating Capri, kind Cassius, and gorgeous Gandali this weekend when Rockhampton Zoo’s lovable chimp family make their debut on Channel 10’s Totally Wild.

The nation-wide hit series, which has been airing for over two decades, features animals from around the country and globe each week.

This Sunday, the show will shine a light on Rockhampton’s very own chimpanzees presented by Rockhampton Zoo’s primate keeper Blair Chapman.

Parks Portfolio Spokesperson, Councillor Cherie Rutherford said the special feature is an incredible opportunity to celebrate the chimpanzees, as well as the continuous efforts of Rockhampton Zoo staff.

“People right across the country are about to see, and I’m sure agree, just why Rockhampton loves its Zoo and chimpanzee family so much,” Cr Rutherford said.

“We are one of only four zoos in the whole country that has chimpanzees and I can’t wait for the country to see our beautiful family of seven.

“What’s more is that it’s an opportunity to pay tribute to our incredible zookeepers, who go above and beyond for our animals day in and day out.

“As you’ll see in the episode – our primate keeper Blair has an absolute wealth of knowledge of our chimpanzees and does a fantastic job discussing the chimps, some of their antics and their enclosure.”

The Totally Wild story will be going to air this Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 8am on 10 Peach.

For those who will miss it, or even just want to watch it again – the episode will be available to watch online after it goes to air:

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