Kipenzi Southern White Rhino

Kipenzi reaches new milestone

As Southern White Rhino calf Kipenzi nears her first birthday, staff at Werribee Open Range Zoo are preparing for her next big milestone, full contact with the adult rhinos.

Kipenzi was born on 30 May last year and Vets and Keepers have been hand-raising her since birth.

23 April 2014

Marriage Proposal at Healesville Sanctuary

Everyone loves a good marriage proposal and what better way to propose than with the help of some unique Australian marsupials!

23 April 2014
Lauren meeting a dingo

YATZ - one year on

National Youth Week is a time for celebration at our zoos. This time last year Zoos Victoria launched the Youth at the Zoo (YATZ) membership, a unique specialist education membership for 13-18 year old students who want to help fight the extinction of threatened species.

11 April 2014
Harna and Bart

Monkeying around with Bart

In this month’s animal profile we speak to keeper Harna about Bart the 12 year-old Squirrel Monkey from Melbourne Zoo.

10 April 2014
Rehabilitation of Wedge-tailed Eagle

Healing the Wedge-tailed Eagle

Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary’s Australian Wildlife Health Centre have successfully housed and treated a Wedge-tailed Eagle in April.

10 April 2014
Archie Roach with band

Archie Roach performs at Healesville Sanctuary

It was balmy and still for autumn, the perfect setting for the launch of Healesville Sanctuary’s Camp Corroboree with Archie Roach on Saturday night.

7 April 2014
Archie meeting Jesse

Archie Roach visits the Sanctuary

'This is where my music belongs.'

Wominjeka – when Archie Roach, one of Australia’s best internationally recognised singer-storytellers was welcomed to Healesville Sanctuary yesterday, he felt an instant connection.

2 April 2014
Ranger Kids Helicopter

First Look at Ranger Kids

There's just one week to go until the opening of Werribee Open Range Zoo's new play space, Ranger Kids and the team are hard at work on those final touches.

28 March 2014
Entangled dolphin

Search for dolphin entangled in packing tape

If you're planning on enjoying Port Phillip Bay this weekend please keep a look-out for a bottlenose dolphin entangled in packing tape.
28 March 2014
Zoos Victoria logo

Copenhagen Zoo Statement

At Zoos Victoria we have a commitment to act in the best interests of the animals in our care. We also believe in the responsible management of animals to ensure that we avoid breeding more animals than we can compassionately care for and for which we can provide high levels of care.

28 March 2014