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East West Tunnel Update

On 4 May our CEO Jenny Gray received a petition from community members concerned about the impact of the proposed East West tunnel on the Zoo.

9 May 2014
Baw Baw Froglets

Baw Baw Frog Breeding Success

Melbourne Zoo keepers have successfully hatched and raised the critically endangered Baw Baw Frog to froglet stage, an important step in building an insurance population as the wild population continues to fall.

8 May 2014
Prickles the Koala

A Prickly Customer

In this special Mother’s Day edition of our animal profiles, we take a look at Prickles, our 6-year old Koala mum from Healesville Sanctuary.

8 May 2014
Playgroup Day

Toddler fun at Playgroup Day

Werribee Open Range Zoo hosted a very special Playgroup Day on Tuesday 6 May, with visitors enjoying a range of hands-on play experiences provided by Playgroup Victoria.
 
8 May 2014
JGray with EBB

Outstanding Women Series with Jenny Gray

Zoos Victoria CEO Jenny Gray has been announced in an incredible line up of speakers part of the Outstanding Women Series.

28 April 2014
Kipenzi Southern White Rhino

Kipenzi reaches new milestone

As Southern White Rhino calf Kipenzi nears her first birthday, staff at Werribee Open Range Zoo are preparing for her next big milestone, full contact with the adult rhinos.

Kipenzi was born on 30 May last year and Vets and Keepers have been hand-raising her since birth.

23 April 2014
Proposal

Marriage Proposal at Healesville Sanctuary

Everyone loves a good marriage proposal and what better way to propose than with the help of some unique Australian marsupials!

23 April 2014
Leadbeater's Possum in a hand

Zoos Victoria welcomes Government Response to Leadbeater’s Possums

Zoos Victoria has today welcomed the Victorian Government’s response to the Leadbeater’s Possum Advisory Group Report recommendations.

14 April 2014
Lauren meeting a dingo

YATZ - one year on

National Youth Week is a time for celebration at our zoos. This time last year Zoos Victoria launched the Youth at the Zoo (YATZ) membership, a unique specialist education membership for 13-18 year old students who want to help fight the extinction of threatened species.

11 April 2014
Harna and Bart

Monkeying around with Bart

In this month’s animal profile we speak to keeper Harna about Bart the 12 year-old Squirrel Monkey from Melbourne Zoo.

10 April 2014