On Thursday 25 October, the entire herd of unique elephant sculptures were sold at a spectacular auction event raising more than $450,000 to contribute to Zoos Victoria’s wildlife conservation efforts.
African Wild Dogs are amongst the most effective hunters on their native continent, moving together in packs to wear down their prey. They are equipped with very powerful sets of teeth, but as is the case with all animals their teeth are subject to wear and tear.
There were some strange squeaking sounds coming from Melbourne Zoo's Reptile House last week.... This was music to the ears of our reptile team who have been eagerly awaiting the hatching of baby Philippine Crocodiles!
It has been many years since Melbourne Zoo has hosted the impressive Hercules moth. A recent delivery of young caterpillars from Queensland can currently be seen in the lifecycle display inside our Butterfly House.