Kinsmen Discovery Centre

The Kinsmen Discovery Centre is temporarily closed. 

The Kinsmen Discovery Centre is a place where children and adults can get in touch with nature! Since it’s opening in 1990, the Kinsmen Discovery Centre has delighted people of all ages.


Fish, Crustaceans, and Insects

Bubble-tip Anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) **
Pink-tipped Anemone (Condylactis) **
Emerald False (Shaggy Mushroom) Coral (Ricordea florida) **
Emerald Crab (Mithraculus sculptus) **
Red Reef Hermit Crab (Paguristes cadenati) **
Thinstripe Hermit Crab (Clibanarius vittatus) **
Tricolor Hermit Crab (Clibanarius tricolor) **
Banded Coral Shrimp (Stenopus hispidus) **
Peppermint Shrimp (Lysmata wurdemanni) **
Antillean Tooth Snail (Nerita) **
Channeled Turban Snail (Turbo) **
Crowned Astrea Snail (Astraea) **
Middle-spined Cerith Snail (Cerithium) **
Nassarius Snail (Nassarius) **
Turban Snail (Turbo fluctuosus) **
Zebra Nerite Snail (Neritina natalensis) **
Central American Giant Cave Cockroach (Blaberus giganteus) **

Dottyback (Pseudochromidae) **
Orchid Dottyback (Pseudochromis fridmani) **
Tomini Surgeon (Ctenochaetus tominiensis) **
Blue Regal (Hippo) Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) **
Purple (Yellow-tailed) Tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum) **
Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens) **
Banded Archerfish (Toxotes jaculatrix) **
Leopard Bush Fish (Ctenopoma acutirostre) **
Corydoras Catfish (Corydoras) **
Gilled African Lungfish (Protopterus amphibius) **
Saddled Bichir (Polypterus endlicheri) **
Angel Squeaker Catfish (Synodontis angelicus) **
Featherfin Squeaker Catfish (Synodontis eupterus) **
Blotched Upside-down Catfish (Synodontis nigriventris) **
Mexican Blind Cave Fish (Astyanax jordani) **
Bristle-nosed Pleco (Ancistrus) **

Reptiles and Amphibians

White’s Tree (Dunny) Frog (Pelodryas caerulea) **
New Caledonia Bumpy (Gargoyle) Gecko (Rhacodactylus auriculatus) **
Geyr’s Spiny-tailed Lizard (Uromastyx geyri) **
Solomon Island (Prehensile-tailed) Skink (Corucia zebrata) **
Indian Star Tortoise (Geochelone elegans) **


Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) **
Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus) **
Snowy-headed Robin Chat (Cossypha niveicapilla) **
Black-naped Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus melanospilus) **
Common Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica) **
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) **
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus) **
Violet-backed (Amethyst) Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster) **
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) **
Taveta Golden Weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps) **


Indian Fruit (Flying Fox) Bat (Pteropus giganteus) **
Seba’s Short-tailed Bat (Carollia perspicillata) **
Prevost’s Squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii) **
Slender-tailed Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) **
Nubian Goat (Capra hircus)
Kiko Goat (Capra hircus)
Pygmy Goat (Capra hircus)
Vietnamese Pot-bellied Pig (Sus scrofa) **
Sardinian Miniature Donkey (Equus asinus domestic)
American Miniature Horse (Equus caballus)

**currently off display


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