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Helmeted Honeyeaters nest

Helmeted Honeyeaters hatch their first eggs for the season

Healesville Sanctuary is celebrating the hatching of its first Helmeted Honeyeater eggs of the season.

27 August 2014
In Your Hands - Dr Ian Singleton

In Your Hands - Dr Ian Singleton

One of the world’s leading orang-utan experts and head of the Sumatran Orang-utan Conservation Program has called on Australian food manufacturers to switch to Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO).

22 August 2014
Cheetah Kulinda explores her new home

Curious Kulinda explores her new home

Young Cheetah Kulinda has made her public debut at Werribee Open Range after being cleared from quarantine.

Over the last week, Kulinda has been exploring her new surroundings, taking in all of the new sights and smells.

19 August 2014
Lemur Island opening

Winning Zoo Development

The Zoo’s new Lemur Island is a winner!

Both the lemurs and visitors love it, and now it has been recognised with a major building industry award.

18 August 2014
Emily and her joey

It's a girl!

Springtime means baby time at Healesville Sanctuary where this little bundle of joy has just poked her head out for the very first time - and the Herald Sun was there to capture the exciting moment.

18 August 2014
Yani and Maliki

Introducing Yani and Maliki

Healesville Sanctuary is delighted to announce the names of their newest arrivals. Sister dingo puppies will be called Yani and Maliki. This follows a naming competition which received more than 1,600 entries.

14 August 2014
Nilo

Meet Nilo and Niribi

In this month’s special animal profile edition, we chat to Keeper Katherine Quinn about Nilo and Niribi, Werribee Open Range Zoo’s two African Lionesses who arrived from Givskud Zoo, Denmark earlier this year.

13 August 2014
Maremma Dogs in flight

Someone to watch over me?

Maremma Dogs and Eastern Barred Bandicoots may seem like strange bedfellows but in a new pilot program, their relationship could help save the Bandicoot from extinction.

8 August 2014
Woodlands Release

Boost for Bandicoot Release Site

On Wednesday 6 August, four Eastern Barred Bandicoots were released at Woodlands Historic Park, near Melbourne Airport as part of the recovery project to save the species from extinction.

7 August 2014
Steve the Koala - Lou Stephens

Steve welcomed at Sanctuary Harvest

Guess who’s moved in? Meet Steve, now on display at Sanctuary Harvest, where visitors are loving meeting him while ordering delicious food ready to go - sandwiches, salads and hot options.

7 August 2014