Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

Our animals

Asian Elephant Mali

Asian Elephant

The Asian Elephant was once widespread throughout Asia. However, loss of habitat and poaching has forced remaining populations into heavily forested, inaccessible regions in south and South-East Asia. Countries in which the Asian Elephant may be found include Sri Lanka, Laos, Thailand, Burma, China, Malaysia, India, Indonesia (on the island of Sumatra) and Cambodia. There may be fewer than 53,000 animals remaining throughout Asia and the wild population is decreasing.

Zoo highlights

Girl viewing Orang-utan Sanctuary

Orang-utan Sanctuary

At our Orang-utan Sanctuary, you can visit the orang-utans in their treetop home. Walk the elevated boardwalk and watch them behave as they would in the wild: climbing, swinging, nesting and feeding high off the ground.

Wild encounters

Roar n Snore

Roar 'n' snore

Wake in the morning to the calls of gibbons and birds and enjoy breakfast before a chance to meet the keepers and experience up-close animal encounters and life behind-the-scenes.

What's on at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 31st August 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 1st September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 2nd September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 3rd September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 4th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 5th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 6th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 7th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 8th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 9th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 10th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 11th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 12th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 13th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 14th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 15th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 16th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 17th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 18th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this winter?

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

Wild About Art

Saturday 27 June to 18 September 2015

What's on 19th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 20th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 21st September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 22nd September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

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What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 23rd September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 24th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 25th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 26th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 27th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 28th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 29th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

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What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 30th September 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 1st October 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 2nd October 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 3rd October 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

What's on 4th October 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's new this spring?

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

Leap Frog

Starts 19 September to 18 December 2015

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