Calling all Eagles fans!

If you want some real birds of prey action this long-weekend, catch the Spirits of the Sky show at Healesville Sanctuary and be amazed by the real-life Hawks and Eagles every day at 12pm and 2.30pm

1 October 2015

Five facts about good zoos

Each day passionate staff in good zoos care for wildlife, many of which are on the brink of extinction.

We are in the midst of a global extinction crisis

1 October 2015
Penguin chick in nest box

First feeding school student

We’re coming to the end of the school year for children, but at Wild Sea the special school has just opened for the penguin breeding season!

30 September 2015

Art by and for orang-utans

A collaborative effort between an award-winning wildlife artist and the Zoo’s orang-utans has produced an amazing array of artwork, all for the benefit of orang-utans being cared for in the world’s largest rescue and rehabilitation centre for this endangered species.

29 September 2015
New meerkat pups

New Meerkat Pups at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed some new arrivals to the Meerkat family, with mum Akili giving birth to two Meerkat pups on Thursday 20 August.

At five weeks of age the pups are now becoming more mobile and are starting to emerge from the burrow.

28 September 2015
Minister and Lemur

Family, Friends and Lemurs!

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville today launched Melbourne Zoo’s lemur experience in time for Victorian families to head out and enjoy on Grand Final Friday on 2 October.

25 September 2015
Arthur's surgery

Arthur the koala's big move

Arthur, a young male koala, was brought to Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre nearly three months ago.

25 September 2015
Helmeted Honeyeater release

Helmeted Honeyeaters a flutter

Eighteen Helmeted Honeyeaters have been released at Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve in an effort to save the species from extinction.
24 September 2015
Jenny with a Eastern Barred Bandicoot web620

The essence of good zoos

By Jenny Gray 
CEO, Zoos Victoria

24 September 2015
World Rhino Day

Students Rally for World Rhino Day

On Tuesday 22 September, Werribee Open Range Zoo marked World Rhino Day with the help of four young students from St Mary’s Primary School in Malvern East.

22 September 2015