Australian endangered species

Come behind the scenes to discover how you can save a species

Did you know that Zoos Victoria is committed to Fighting Extinction and that Healesville Sanctuary is where most of our breeding programs for endangered animals take place? In this unique program students will engage in real life conservation action including close up encounters with endangered animals.

Pre visit

Post visit

1. Upload a photo with a caption to our Act Wild Photo Gallery showing what you are doing at school to help endangered local wildlife. Easy!

2. Get creative and mashup your own video! Create your own video about the Love your Locals campaign and share it with classmates, friends, family and the rest of the world!


Australian Endangered Species addresses AusVELS levels 5-10 standards.  It supports the cross-curriculum priorities of Sustainability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures and addresses achievements in the domains of Science, Interpersonal Development, Personal Learning, Civics and Citizenship, English, Humanities, Communication and Thinking Processes.