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Lion cubs video

Lion cubs receive health check

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s Lion cubs have marked another milestone, with their six-week health check.

Vets and Keepers were able to weigh and examine each of cubs, checking their heart, lungs, ears, eyes and movement.

7 December 2015
Tsavo Cheetah Project Cheetah

Zoos Victoria Grant Announcement on International Cheetah Day

Friday 4 December Zoos Victoria marked International Cheetah Day at Werribee Open Range Zoo with a funding announcement for the Tsavo Cheetah Project in Kenya.

4 December 2015
Minister, student and Giant Tortoise

Zoos deliver early gift for schools

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville today announced schools will be able to take part in Zoos Victoria’s education programs for no additional cost from 2016.

3 December 2015
BOT sold out

Zoo Twilights ticket sales make history!

In what has been the fastest selling season in Melbourne Zoo Twilight history, we are excited to announce that both The Waifs and Birds Of Tokyo shows have now officially sold out! Joining José González and The John Butler Trio, on the sold out list.

2 December 2015
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