Seal harpoon video

Seal lucky to survive harpoon injury

An Australian Fur Seal is lucky to be alive after being spotted with a harpoon lodged in its back at Chinaman’s Hat in Southern Port Phillip Bay on Saturday morning.

1 December 2015
Turtle Surgery

Tales of a turtle

There’s always something happening at Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre and Monday was no exception.

25 November 2015
Penguins return 1

Penguins return

The Little Penguins at Melbourne Zoo moved back to their exhibit today. The 15 penguins had been sheltering at a secure area at the Veterinary Department since the fox attack that killed 14 group members on November 4 2015.

24 November 2015
Grandparents Week Launch

Families jump in to Grandparents' Week

On Friday 20 November Werribee Open Range Zoo launched Grandparents’ Week, with some special visitors enjoying a preview of the program.

20 November 2015
Lion cubs at four weeks of age

Lion cubs find their feet

At four weeks of age, Werribee Open Range Zoo’s new Lion cubs are beginning to find their feet.

20 November 2015
AGL MRU - Mark and Seal

50,000 More Eyes to Protect Bay Marine Wildlife

The Boating Industry Association of Victoria and the AGL Marine Response Unit today launched Operation Bay Watch, which is aimed at providing 50,000 more eyes to undertake surveillance for injured marine life on Port Phillip and Western Port Bays.

19 November 2015
baw baw video story

Celebrating all things small, brown and slimy

On the cold slopes of Mount Baw Baw, at the southern tip of Australia’s Great Dividing Range, lives a small, brown frog who’s mating call rings out across misty gullies.

18 November 2015
Tourism Award 2

People's choice!

Melbourne Zoo was named Victoria’s Favourite Melbourne Attraction at the annual RACV Victorian Tourism Awards gala event last evening.

17 November 2015
Hippo Calf Pansy 2nd Birthday

Hip Hip Hooray for Hippo Pansy

Hippo calf Pansy will turn two this Wednesday, 18 November at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

16 November 2015
Nursing Noojee

Nursing Noojee

Noojee the koala is one very lucky little baby. He was found sitting on the side of a country road near Noojee by a family who brought him to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre at Healesville Sanctuary.

12 November 2015