On Thursday evening our Student Council prepared for Khaki Day. During the evening they listened to Hannah from Wildlife Warriors talk about the amazing animal conservation work done by the zoo. They then created banners for the forthcoming Khaki Day and set off on a night trek exploring the school and surrounding bushland.
Students and staff supported our Khaki Day to remember and celebrate Steve Irwin’s life and mission. It was truly heart-warming to hear the cheers from fellow students each time someone threw a coin into the camp oven and donate to this worthy cause. The school raised $180.50.
Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors carries on the legacy of Steve Irwin by conducting wildlife conservation projects within Australia and around the world including; the Australia Wildlife Hospital, Tiger 511 in Sumatra, elephant conservation in Sumatra and Cambodia, orang-utan conservation in Sumatra, Tasmanian devil conservation, rhinoceros conservation in Kenya and cheetah conservation in South Africa as well as grey nurse shark research and conservation locally. Our biggest research project in Australia is the longest and most comprehensive study in existence on the saltwater crocodile.