Conservationists worldwide are shining a spotlight on the plight of orang-utans this week to draw attention to the continuing loss of their rainforest habitat.
The largest single cause of this forest clearing is for the purpose of producing palm oil.
Bring the kids to experience an exciting new nature play space at Healesville Sanctuary this summer.
Today is a wonderful milestone for Zoos Victoria: eleven Tasmanian Devils, eight of which were bred at Healesville Sanctuary and three from Monarto Zoo in South Australia, will be returned to the wilds of Tasmania – for the first time ever today.
This Summer you have the chance to go behind the scenes in an intimate encounter with Werribee Open Range Zoo's hand-reared baby rhino Kipenzi.
Today is a very special day for one of our oldest Platypus at Healesville Sanctuary - Fleay turns 20 year old!
Fleay came into the collection as a baby in 1993 and has been the feature display in World of Platypus for the past 20 years.
Asian Elephant Dokkoon became an important part of Melbourne Zoo’s 151-year history on January 16, 2010.
That was the day when she gave birth to Mali, the Zoo’s first-ever elephant calf and Australia’s first-ever female baby elephant.
Twelve critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeaters will be released into the wild today in an effort to save the bird from extinction.
Today Werribee Open Range Zoo unveiled its new arrivals precinct including the addition of a stunning new animal sculpture.
They say you should never work with children and animals, but Monash Children’s Hospital and Healesville Sanctuary is teaming up to break that rule.
After thirteen months and more than 10,000 kilometres, Werribee Open Range Zoo is now home to two authentic Mongolian Gers.
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