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Red Kangaroo Joey

Kiara's on baby watch

In exciting news, our keepers and visitors at Healesville Sanctuary have just started spotting our Red Kangaroo, Kiara’s first ever joey popping its head out of her pouch.

15 September 2015
Bush stone curlew babies

Spring time is baby time

Healesville Sanctuary’s wildlife hospital is a Baby Burrow this spring!
 
15 September 2015
Hopforhope

Hopforhope

Our friends at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery in conjunction with The Alannah and Madeline Foundation are creating hope through art with a free outdoor charity art exhibition, hopforhope.

15 September 2015
stranger danger video

Stranger Danger Training for Helmeted Honeyeaters

Picture this; you’re small, feathery, and very protected in your forest haven at Healesville Sanctuary. But you have a big job ahead of you.

7 September 2015
Peter Hitchener helps us Fight Extinction

Celebrating Zoos Victoria's successes this National Threatened Species Day

This National Threatened Species Day, Zoos Victoria is celebrating another successful breeding season and releases of animals into the wild.

7 September 2015
Arthur

Arthur's looking good

Arthur the koala was brought to Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre with a broken arm and leg and after two hours of surgery our vet team placed a rod in his leg to help repair the b

3 September 2015
Member Party

Super heroes answer the call

Healesville Sanctuary hosted its inaugural Zoos Victoria member party last weekend. It was a great day out with performances by DirtGirl and Hoot and Hootabelle, face painting for all the kids and plenty of games and activities.

2 September 2015
Rocky

Rocky lives another day

On Saturday an orphaned Swamp Wallaby joey was brought to Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre. After an initial check and X-rays, our vet team found the little guy had a fractured leg that would need surgery.

21 August 2015
Arthur feed time

Arthur the injured koala

Two weeks ago, a koala named Arthur was brought to Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre after being hit by a car. Arthur had a broken leg and arm, and was unable to move around by himself.

17 August 2015
Buffy the microbat

Buffy the microbat

Today Buffy the Chocolate-wattled Bat came to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre at Healesville Sanctuary after being found in a cat's mouth. She was very dehydrated and had mutliple wounds from the cat on her body and her wing membrane.

11 August 2015