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AGL MRU - Mark and Seal

It is the season to save Marine Wildlife

The AGL Marine Response Unit has launched headlong into its second season of operation, responding to calls to rescue seals and other marine wildlife from potentially lethal entanglements and other threats.

1 December 2014
BBF search

National Baw Baw Frog Day

Zoos Victoria has declared yesterday, November 18, National Baw Baw Frog Day with a team of amphibian specialists successfully finding a rare Baw Baw Frog egg mass in the wild!

19 November 2014
We're Expecting

Elephant pregnancy confirmed

Melbourne Zoo is expecting another Asian Elephant calf, with news announced today Num-Oi is pregnant.

13 November 2014
Treat Time

Treat Time

It’s treat time every day for the wildlife at our zoos, but Keepers and Volunteers do get inspired to prepare themed treats for special days like Halloween.

Carnivore Keepers created some carved pumpkins for Coatis and Sumatran Tigers.

31 October 2014
Zoo Twilights 2014

Zoo Twilights line-up announced

Zoos Victoria has announced a stellar line-up for this year’s Zoo Twilights concert series at Melbourne Zoo bringing some of hottest national and international acts to the stage this summer.

27 October 2014
Louis enjoying Growing Wild

Kidsafe Award for Growing Wild

National Kidsafe Day was celebrated in Melbourne Zoo’s Growing Wild area this morning, near the inquisitive Meerkats, relaxed Giant Tortoises, sandpits, tunnels, logs, and rock piles!

21 October 2014
Binturongs at Forest Harvest

Experience the new learning space, Forest Harvest

Next year will bring many new and unique learning opportunities, one of which is the brand new Forest Harvest learning space at Melbourne Zoo's Trail of the Elephants.

7 October 2014
Dental date for Lemurs

Dental date for Lemurs

Two Ruffed Lemurs had a date with the dentist today at Melbourne Zoo.

Twin sisters Fi and Fiona will turn 15 in November, a good age for their species, when some dental difficulties might be expected.

7 October 2014
152 at the Zoo

152 at the Zoo

Australia’s first zoo turned 152 today.

It has been another busy year at Melbourne Zoo, with a variety of new arrivals and other changes on this historic site in the 12 months since the Zoo turned 151.

6 October 2014
Num-Oi

Possible Pachyderm Pregnancy?

Melbourne Zoo is hopeful that our Asian Elephant Num-Oi is pregnant after she underwent artificial insemination (AI) in August this year.

3 October 2014