For the 200 animals at Wildlife HQ the Sunshine Coast is more than just their home, it is their haven.
The animals originally resided at Alma Park Zoo, which closed in 2014 to make way for housing development in the area.
Wildlife HQ owner Julie Seabrook made it her mission to find a new home for the animals and found the perfect spot on the Sunshine Coast.
Today the zoo is family owned and operated and located in Woombye next to the iconic Big Pineapple.
At Wildlife HQ together with their experienced team of zookeepers and volunteers focus on providing lifetime care for the animals and educating visitors about the environment and conservation.
Notably, the team at Wildlife HQ are accredited under the Zoo and Aquarium Association Accreditation Program.
Notably, the zoo holds one of the largest primate collections in Queensland and is the only place in the state where you can visit a Malayan Sun Bear, which they’ve called Maly.
Wildlife HQ is also home to a number of Australian animals including koalas, Tasmanian Devils, dingoes and kangaroos.
Visitors are welcome to get up close and personal with animal encounters designed to connect with the animals and learn more about conservation.
Since relocating to the Sunshine Coast Wildlife HQ has received tremendous support from the community, making their ties to the region that much more important.
For more, visit - http://whqzoo.com/.
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