Artists bring Sea Cliff Bridge to Symbio

Erika Joff, Geoff Williams and Murray Scott are renowned for artworks and sculptures for zoo exhibits around the world.

Their latest project has included creating an Australiana theme in more than 20 exhibits in the major new reptile house at Symbio Wildlife Park.

Among the scenes they were asked to create was one of Sea Cliff Bridge in a diamond python and skink exhibit. For Symbio managing director John Radnidge, it was about setting a scene, atmosphere and an Australian and local feel in the new reptile exhibit.

'These guys are very highly regarded and recognised as the best in the zoological industry for what they do," he said.

The Sea Cliff Bridge mural for a diamond python and skink exhibit.

"They have worked at Taronga and done Featherdale and the Australian Reptile Park.

"They are real friends of the zoological industry ... because they understand what it is that we do. They understand the animals and the welfare.

"They theme things to emulate their natural environment. They are very well versed in the animals, their habitat and their diets. I have always wanted these guys to be a part of Symbio.

"Every exhibit in there is themed to each reptile's environment," he said. "We have got the Three Sisters, Sea Cliff Bridge, Ayers Rock, billabongs and the Aussie outback.

"And we are really proud that we have got these people working on it that I would say are the best in the world."

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