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Like a Penguin to Water

Like a Penguin to Water

The first Penguin chick of the season was successfully promoted from the Penguin feeding school to the big pool at Wild Sea this morning.

It didn’t take long for the chick to step out of the ‘pet pack’  carry box when it arrived at Wild Sea.

12 September 2014
Love Your Locals Day 2014

Wyndham Students Love Their Locals

On Wednesday 10 September, 100 primary school students from Wyndham descended on Werribee Open Range Zoo for Love Your Locals Day – an initiative that brings local students together to share ideas about wildlife conservation.

11 September 2014
Amie and Wombat

Wombat joey settling in at the Sanctuary

In this month’s animal profile we meet the most recent addition to the wombat family at Healesville Sanctuary.

The baby girl is yet to be named, but visitors will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite name at the Sanctuary during the upcoming school holidays.

11 September 2014
Ongard turns Four

Ongard turns Four

It was party time at the Zoo this morning, but the birthday boy wasn’t too sure what to think about the festivities!

Ongard came out into the paddock and went for a wander, but he responded to a call from Senior Elephant Keeper Lucas to come over to see his birthday cake.

10 September 2014
Southern Corroboree Frog on nest

Zoos Victoria celebrates Threatened Species Day

Zoos Victoria celebrated Threatened Species Day yesterday announcing its most successful breeding season to date. 

8 September 2014
FE species tile

Which Threatened Species are you?

Do you have a favourite animal?

Maybe one you think is the cutest, or the fastest, or the biggest, or even the smallest; but have you ever wanted to know which animal you’re most like?

5 September 2014
Tassie Devil

Threatened Species Day

Threatened Species Day is held on 7 September each year to commemorate the death of the last remaining Tasmanian Tiger.

5 September 2014
Fiesty, A New Seal at the Zoo

Feisty - A New Seal at the Zoo

There’s a new face in the pool at the Zoo’s Wild Sea exhibit.

New Zealand Fur Seal ‘Feisty’ has arrived in Melbourne by a roundabout route, from Western Australia via Seaworld on the Gold Coast.

4 September 2014
Asian Elephants at MZ

ANZ Zoo Month at Melbourne Zoo

ANZ Zoo Month kicks off this week at Melbourne Zoo with thousands of ANZ customers expected to visit during the month to take advantage of a range of exclusive customer special offers during the month of September.

4 September 2014
Snow Leopard Check Up

Snow Leopard Check-up

All went well this morning when Snow Leopard Leon visited the Zoo’s Vet Surgery for a general checkup and for follow-ups of a previous root canal filling and cardiac examination.

2 September 2014