Kinsmen Discovery Centre

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.

Animals

Fish, Crustaceans, and Insects

Bubble-tip Anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) 
Pink-tipped Anemone (Condylactis) 
Emerald False (Shaggy Mushroom) Coral (Ricordea florida) 
Emerald Crab (Mithraculus sculptus) 
Tricolor Hermit Crab (Clibanarius tricolor) 
Peppermint Shrimp (Lysmata wurdemanni) 
Crowned Astrea Snail (Astraea) 
Nassarius Snail (Nassarius) 
Zebra Nerite Snail (Neritina natalensis) 
Central American Giant Cave Cockroach (Blaberus giganteus) 
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) 
Saddled Bichir (Polypterus endlicheri) 
Featherfin Squeaker Catfish (Synodontis eupterus) 
Blotched Upside-down Catfish (Synodontis nigriventris) 
Mexican Blind Cave Fish (Astyanax jordani) 
Goldtail Damselfish (Chrysiptera parasema)
Tomato Clownfish (Amphiprion frenatus)
Striped Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus)
Peacock Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris)
Pink Skunk Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris)
Madagascar Rainbowfish (Bedotia geayi)
Corydoras Catfish (Corydoras)
Orange Dottyback (Pseudochromis aldabraensis)
 

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)
Red-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius)
South American Yellow-footed Tortoise (Geochelone denticulata)

Birds 

Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) 
Black-naped Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus melanospilus) 
Common Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica) 
Violet-backed (Amethyst) Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster) 
Taveta Golden Weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps)
Superb Starlings (Lamprotornis superbus superbus)

Mammals

Prehensile-tailed Porcupine (Coendou prehensilis)
Prevost’s Squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii)*
Slender-tailed Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) 
Greater Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus hastatus) 
Woylie (Bettongia penicillata)

*currently off display

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