On Sunday 18 July the Johannesburg Zoo plans to celebrate Mandela day with the rest of South Africa. The Zoo is often contacted by a variety of people throughout the year for volunteer work and we accommodate high school pupils and adults. They are involved with behavior enrichment projects making animal toys and gym equipment for the animals to play with. Other volunteer work consists of cleaning, planting and education projects.

On Sunday 18 July we will have a number of projects for you to participate in for 67 minutes:
Behaviour enrichment making articles for animals
Horticulture assisting in the nursery with a planting project
Animal enclosure cleaning
Education talking about animals to the public

Should you wish to be involved in working at the Zoo voluntary on Sunday 18 July, you need to register with Louise on The first 67 people will be accepted for these projects and will enter free of charge on this day. The projects will commence at 10.00 and be completed at 7 minutes after 11.00.

Looking forward to your participation

Louise Gordon
Executive Manager Marketing and Education

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