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International Gibbon Day

2015 is the International Year of the Gibbon, and conservation organisations around the world will be celebrating these amazing arboreal apes on Saturday.

22 October 2015
Camel Calf Sahara

New Camel Calf at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed a new arrival, a female Arabian camel named Sahara.

The calf was born on Tuesday 13 October to mum Saffron and staff are pleased with their progress.

16 October 2015
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Zoos Victoria Statement - Odense Zoo

Zoos Victoria has a commitment to the lifelong care of our animals.

16 October 2015
Num-Oi video update

Expectant elephant exercise

Pregnant pachyderms have 22 months to wait before they give birth! Just like other mammal mothers-to-be, they need to stay fit and watch their diets.

15 October 2015
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Two new Board Appointments for Zoos Victoria

Zoos Victoria is delighted to welcome Dr Kirsty Sword Gusmão AO and Mr Brian Cook to the Zoos Victoria Board.

Dr Gusmão and Mr Cook bring a wealth of experience and skills to the Board from their time in corporate, international and academic roles.

13 October 2015
Cheetah Kulinda Birthday

Happy Birthday Kulinda

Toddler Weekdays have taken on a whole new meaning at Werribee Open Range Zoo, especially for Cheetah Kulinda who turned 3 on 8 October. Like most ‘toddlers’, Kulinda is very vocal, inquisitive and a fussy eater at times.

9 October 2015
Olive the Tasmanian Devil

Olive, Mack and Archer's moving day

Healesville Sanctuary as part of Zoo's Victoria, is pleased to announce that Olive, Archer and Mack, three healthy disease-free Tasmanian Devils bred at the Sanctuary, have moved to Tasmania as part of the Wild Devil Recovery Project. 

8 October 2015
Graeme Base -book launch

Celebrating wildlife

Award-winning author and illustrator Graeme Base has had a lifelong fascination with the diversity and beauty of the animal kingdom.

7 October 2015
Jeremy the Galaxid

How do you anaesthetize a fish?

Healesville Sanctuary's vet Dr Sheelings was asked this question when Keeper Jess noticed Galaxid Fish, Jeremy, had a small lump near his head.

6 October 2015
Keeper talking about Juju

Birthday focus on baboon baby

Melbourne Zoo turned 153 today! Australia’s oldest zoo celebrated with a focus on its youngest baby.

6 October 2015