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The volunteers and organisations who help make Zoos Victoria great have been recognised at Zoos Victoria's Hall of Fame dinner held at Melbourne Zoo on Friday 5 June.
The male calf born to Petre and Felix is doing well.
Mother and calf have been bonding in the night dens, and Keepers are observing the calf feeding well.
Keepers decided to give him some access to the nursery yard today.
A swan entangled in fishing line and brought to Melbourne Zoo for treatment was returned to its home at Sanctuary Lakes this morning.
Melbourne Zoo is celebrating its first Pygmy Hippopotamus calf birth since 1981.
Keepers have not had any contact with the calf so far, but glimpses have given them the impression that it is likely to be a male.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of our female gorillas, Julia.
Sumatran Orang-utan Maimunah has celebrated her 29th birthday with a Zoo Bakery banana cake topped with strawberries and banana slices, plus surprise parcels of treats.
Her actual birthday is May 23, but Keepers chose to celebrate today because it is World Biodiversity Day.
Visitors near the Lion Gorge or Bear Exhibit in the early mornings are now likely to be treated to the sounds of the singing Siamangs!
New Zealand Fur Seal Pania is a new arrival at the Zoo, now being reunited with another seal that she lived alongside in their previous home.
After a pregnancy of about 200 days, Pygmy Hippopotamus Petre is expecting soon, with her likely due date May 23rd.
Melbourne Zoo Director Kevin Tanner says that Petre’s pregnancy is especially exciting for two reasons.
Children will continue to receive free entry to Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo thanks to an announcement made by Premier Daniel Andrews.
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