Plan your visit online
ZOO enthusiasts can now take a three-dimensional look at Perth Zoo on their computer from anywhere in the world.
Perth Zoo recently teamed up with Google Trekker to digitally map out the paths of the 19.5hectare park to be incorporated into Google’s street view catalogue of the world.
The Google Trekker carries an 18kg backpack equipped with 15 lenses to capture imagery in remote places or places only accessi- ble by foot on pathways and trails.
“Perth Zoo is one of the most isolated zoos in the world, so this will enable visitors from anywhere in the world to learn, discover and plan their trip before visiting us,” Perth Zoo spokeswoman Danielle Henry said.
Richard Elwasfi, Google special collects operator, prepares to put Perth Zoo on the Google map.