22 Nov 2022

Auckland Zoo asks neighbours for help feeding elephant Burma

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 22 November 2022

An elephant of an appetite is forcing Auckland Zoo to ask Aucklanders for foliage food.

Burma the Asian elephant munches her way through kilos and kilos of plant treats every day. And to keep-up, the Zoo's asking home gardeners to survey the backyard for Burma bites.

Senior elephant keeper at Auckland Zoo, Laurel Sandy details the top treats.