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Mali in the Myer windows video

Malis starring at Myer

Four life-sized elephant calf sculptures have gone on display for two weeks in the iconic Myer windows.

It's a preview of the main event, when 50 life-sized sculptures inspired by Asian Elephant calf Mali will be on view around the city, from August 10th to September 21st.

27 June 2012
Meerkat kittens

Five Meerkat kittens

Carnivore Keepers are delighted to be looking after a new litter of five Meerkat kittens in the exhibit on the Main Drive.

They have been born into a new group formed when five young females arrived from South Africa in December.

21 June 2012
Wombat Nullabor and her joey

Wombat birth

Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat Nullabor and her joey are now on view in the Zoo's wombat burrow.

Nullabor's joey is the first baby of this species to be born at Melbourne Zoo since 2004.

18 May 2012
Yuska

Gorilla Rainforest milestone

The Zoo's Primate Department is celebrating a special anniversary this month, because the innovative Gorilla Rainforest opened on April 11, 1990.

12 April 2012
Capuchin baby

Capuchin births

There are two new additions to the Capuchin monkey group in the Treetops exhibit, with both Possum and Cassie giving birth recently and increasing the size of the group to 13 members.

Both mothers are experienced, and the babies are doing well.

5 April 2012
Stuttering Frog on greenery

Leaping ahead of extinction

This weekend, March 3rd/4th, you are invited to join Zoos Victoria in their support of conservation efforts for amphibians across the globe by enjoying some very special frog-focused family activities at Melbourne Zoo.

1 March 2012
Tiger cub birthday treat

Tiger cubs 2nd birthday

Sumatran Tiger brothers Hutan and Aceh enjoyed special treats on their second birthday, featuring chicken drumsticks and extra lean mince. The brothers, who were born in the litter of four that included the two girls Indrah and Rani.

13 February 2012
Baby crocodile

Crocodile conservation commitment

Melbourne Zoo is proud to announce a new partnership with Lacoste and Save Your Logo which will greatly benefit the endangered Philippines Crocodile.

27 January 2012
Mali's 2nd birthday

Mali milestone

 

The first elephant calf ever born at Melbourne Zoo celebrated her second birthday by squashing her 2-shaped birthday cake and splashing around in the pool.

17 January 2012
Dewi's 1st birthday

Dewi turns one

Sumatran Orang-utan Dewi celebrated her first birthday on December 6th, along with mother Maimunah, father Santan, and big brother Menyaru.

Dewi opened some birthday treat boxes, with help from her mother, but seemed just as interested in the wrapping paper as the treats.

7 December 2011