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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
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
Baby Sanook

Meet Sanook, our baby elephant

Melbourne Zoo is proud to introduce Sanook, the latest addition to our growing Asian Elephant herd.

More than 4,000 Victorians voted online to name the baby elephant and Sanook, which means fun-loving and cheerful in Thai, was the overwhelming favourite.

14 March 2013
Name our baby boy

Name our baby boy!

You're invited to help name Melbourne Zoo’s newest addition to our elephant family.

6 March 2013
Rock Rescue

Rock Rescue - Lord Howe Island Stick Insect

On Valentine’s Day ten years ago, intrepid scientists scaled the steep cliffs of Ball’s Pyramid to collect some of the world’s rarest insects.

15 February 2013
I, Animal on Valentine's Day

Be my Valentine, I’ll be your I, Animal

Melburnians are proving a romantic bunch when it comes to the new after dark adult experience, I, Animal  at Melbourne Zoo.

13 February 2013
Spotted Tree Frog VicSuper Competition Entry

VicSuper and Victorian school students fight extinction

VicSuper, a proud supporter of Zoos Victoria's Mali in my School program recently ran a series of competitions for Victorian primary and secondary

30 January 2013
Baby elephant video

Special video - Meet Melbourne Zoo's new baby elephant

On 17 January, Melbourne Zoo welcomed a beautiful baby elephant into the world. We've created this special video of his birth to capture the moment, and also to show how you can help to save his cousins in

25 January 2013
Baby elephant's first time in the paddle pool

Pachyderm Pool Paddle

Num-Oi’s five -day-old calf is doing so well that Keepers decided yesterday that they would refill the shallow pool and give him a chance to paddle in it today.

They waited until they were satisfied that he was sufficiently steady on his feet to have his first pool paddle experience.

22 January 2013
Baby elephant at Melbourne Zoo

Come and meet the baby elephant!

Melbourne Zoo is very pleased to announce that as of Tuesday 22 January, Num-Oi's baby elephant is expected to be on public display from 11.00am to 12:30pm and again from 2.00pm to 3.00pm each day.

Today (Monday 20 January), the hours are 11.00am to 1.00pm.

18 January 2013