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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

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
Rehabilitation of Wedge-tailed Eagle

Healing the Wedge-tailed Eagle

Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre have successfully housed and treated a Wedge-tailed Eagle in April.

10 April 2014
Archie Roach with band

Archie Roach performs at Healesville Sanctuary

It was balmy and still for autumn, the perfect setting for the launch of Healesville Sanctuary’s Camp Corroboree with Archie Roach on Saturday night.

7 April 2014
Archie meeting Jesse

Archie Roach visits the Sanctuary

'This is where my music belongs.'

Wominjeka – when Archie Roach, one of Australia’s best internationally recognised singer-storytellers was welcomed to Healesville Sanctuary yesterday, he felt an instant connection.

2 April 2014
Ranger Kids Helicopter

First Look at Ranger Kids

There's just one week to go until the opening of Werribee Open Range Zoo's new play space, Ranger Kids and the team are hard at work on those final touches.

28 March 2014