What zoos are live-streaming? Your guide to online cuteness

Zoos across the globe are temporarily closed for now. But they have cameras!
Zoos across the globe are temporarily closed for now. But they have cameras!

Households across Australia are now practising self-isolation and while holidays, weekends away and social gatherings have had to be cancelled it doesn't mean the fun has to stop.

The beauty of technology has meant that we can get a little closer to some experiences without even leaving the sofa.

And what better way to ease those COVID-19 blues than to watch some cute animals.

Here is your guide to some of the best animal live streams from around Australia.


To help brighten up your newsfeed a little, Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium and Wild Life Zoo are live streaming playtime and feeding time with some of their cutest and scariest animals. You'll need to follow them on Facebook as they are constantly updating their live-feeds so all animals get a chance in the spotlight.


For koala-ty content, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary currently has 15 live streams running, eight of which are solely focused on its resident koalas. Check out their website where you can also see dingoes, skinks, bearded dragons, birds, platypodes and perenties too.


Melbourne Zooand Werribee Open Range Zoo are now live streaming some of their adorable furry friends. At the moment the cameras are trained on some snow leopard cubs, penguins, lions and giraffes across both zoos. It's incredibly heart-warming and wholesome.


Perth Zoo has joined in on the live stream action via their Facebook page. Meet Tricia and Permai the Asian elephants and a colony of fairy penguins, their keepers were also on hand to answer some questions!


Zoos SA, which includes Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park, have been busy coming up with enrichment games for their animals now they have no visitors. Both sites have daily streams, Q&A's and even feature five-week-old lion cubs for your daily dose of cute!

While you're here...

...this might also help you get planning your next holiday.