A wall of heat greets those entering Auckland Zoo’s newest exhibit, says Stuff. It’s kept a steamy 28’C to imitate the experience of wandering through a swamp forest – teeming with fish and crocodiles. The last puzzle piece in the zoo’s South East Asia jungle track is complete, with the addition of a tropical dome (opens Sat 22 Oct) to house its new Sunda gharial crocodiles. Along with the crocodilians comes new fish species, such as arowana (also known as dragonfish) and more than 100 lush plants to add to the swamp-like atmosphere.
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