Baby Animals Celebrate Their First Christmas

Posted By : The Animal Facts Editorial Team

Date: December 23, 2020 10:45 pm

baby animals first christmas at Australian Reptile Park

Holly the wombat joey celebrates Christmas at the Australian Reptile Park

Photo Credit: Australian Reptile Park

The Australian Reptile Park on the Central Coast of Australia has released an adorable video of the baby animals born at the park this year as they celebrate their first Christmas.


With only two sleeps until Christmas the baby animals are counting down the days till Santa will bring them their presents.

baby animals first christmas at Australian Reptile Park
baby animals first christmas at Australian Reptile Park

A koala joey celebrates Christmas at the Australian Reptile Park

Photo Credit: Australian Reptile Park

In the crazy year that has been 2020 the staff at the Australian Reptile Park hope the video will bring joy to all who see it.


Featured in the video are many of the animals born at the wildlife sanctuary including Pipsqueak the koala joey (the last born in another successful breeding season), Mango the Boobook owl chick, Holly the wombat joey, Wolf and Alula the Tasmanian Devil joeys, Teddy the Eclectus parrot chick and other adorable koala joeys born this year.

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Photo Credit: Australian Reptile Park

Keeper at the Australian Reptile Park Brandon Gifford said, “We love getting into the Christmas spirit here and so do our animals! We needed to make sure these little guys had the perfect first Christmas and I think we pulled it off!”


Mr Gifford continues, “Although the park itself closes on Christmas Day, a few keepers still come to work to ensure the animals are fed and enjoying Christmas just like everyone else. It’s just as important to us that we spend our Christmas with these guys as well as our human families, they are a part of family too!”

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Visitors to the Australian Reptile Park this holiday season can view the animals born this year.

baby animals first christmas at Australian Reptile Park

The Tasmanian Devil joeys celebrate Christmas at the Australian Reptile Park

Photo Credit: Australian Reptile Park

Learn more about koalas here – Koala Fact File | The Animal Facts


Learn more about the Australian Reptile Park on their website – Australian Reptile Park

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