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.


Fish, Crustaceans, and Insects

Bubble-tip Anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) 
Pink-tipped Anemone (Condylactis) 
Emerald False (Shaggy Mushroom) Coral (Ricordea florida) 
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) 
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

Geyr’s Spiny-tailed Lizard (Uromastyx geyri)*
Red-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius)
South American Yellow-footed Tortoise (Geochelone denticulata)
Indian Star Tortoise (Geochelone elegans)


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


Prehensile-tailed Porcupine (Coendou prehensilis)
Prevost’s Squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii)*
Slender-tailed Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) 
Woylie (Bettongia penicillata)*
Naked Mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber)
Patagonian Mara (Dolichotis patagonum)

*currently off display


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