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Penguin release St Kilda

Penguin back to the Bay

After more than two weeks of expert care, the Little Penguin brought to the Zoo with oiled feathers is now back in the wild.

12 July 2013
Leopard Lodge

Zoos Victoria hosts inaugural Hall of Fame dinner

Zoos Victoria’s inaugural Hall of Fame ceremony was held on Tuesday night and celebrated the meaningful contributions that 10 individuals and institutions have made to the Zoo.

7 June 2013
Welcome Nakuru

Welcome Nakuru

Nakuru has completed her long journey to Melbourne Zoo from her birthplace at Auckland Zoo.

22 May 2013
Tiny Creatures

Tiny Creatures

The birth of three critically endangered Asian turtles is an awesome achievement for Melbourne Zoo’s Reptile Keepers.

1 May 2013
Baby Bongo

Bounding Bongo Baby

The Eastern Bongo baby bounded out into his exhibit at Melbourne Zoo this morning, hot on the heels of his mother Binti. While Binti grazed calmly and enjoyed some crunchy carrots, her calf frolicked around, running and leaping with great energy and agility.

26 April 2013
Send an email to a manufacturer

Check that out!

‘Checkout ’ takes on a special meaning at the Zoopermarket officially launched today at Melbourne Zoo.

24 April 2013
Silva the seal

Sad Farewell to Silva

Melbourne Zoo has lost a longtime resident, Australian Fur Seal Silva, who was brought to the Zoo in July 1988 as a victim of marine entanglement.

12 April 2013
Mali

Your chance to win courtesy of ANZ Zoo Month

You have the chance to win some great prizes as part of Zoos Victoria’s inaugural ANZ Zoo Month.

4 April 2013
Keeper Kelly with Coatis

New at the Zoo

Curious about Coatis?

The new Coati Close-up experience will provide plenty of opportunity to find out all about this amazing species from Carnivore Keepers like Kelly Rainbow.

For example, how is it that they can walk down treetrunks head first?

4 April 2013
Petra the pygmy hippo in her new home

Melbourne Zoo welcomes female pygmy hippo

Melbourne Zoo keepers are hoping that it won’t be too long before they hear the pitter-patter of petite Pygmy Hippopotamus hooves!

25 March 2013