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Halloween Vervet Haunted House

Pumpkins, pinatas and Halloween treats

On Halloween eve the Vervet Monkeys at Werribee Open Range Zoo enjoyed their own spooky Halloween themed treats including spider pinatas and a haunted house to explore.

30 October 2015
Lemurs with member kids

International Lemur Weekend

Zoos and other conservation organisations worldwide are celebrating Lemurs this weekend to highlight the urgent need to protect these endangered species.

Lemurs are native to Madagascar, the only place they are found in the wild.

30 October 2015
Makulu the giraffe

Successful students upgrade campsite

More than 100 students at Chisholm Institute have teamed up with the Zoo’s Works Department to deliver a major infrastructure project at the

27 October 2015
Nilo and cubs CCTV

Lion Cubs born at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo have welcomed the arrival of three African lion cubs to Lioness Nilo.

Born in the early hours of Tuesday 20 October, this is the first litter for Nilo and father Johari and the first lion birth in Werribee Open Range Zoo’s history.

23 October 2015
Siamang Isidor

International Gibbon Day

2015 is the International Year of the Gibbon, and conservation organisations around the world will be celebrating these amazing arboreal apes on Saturday.

22 October 2015
Camel Calf Sahara

New Camel Calf at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed a new arrival, a female Arabian camel named Sahara.

The calf was born on Tuesday 13 October to mum Saffron and staff are pleased with their progress.

16 October 2015
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Zoos Victoria Statement - Odense Zoo

Zoos Victoria has a commitment to the lifelong care of our animals.

16 October 2015
Num-Oi video update

Expectant elephant exercise

Pregnant pachyderms have 22 months to wait before they give birth! Just like other mammal mothers-to-be, they need to stay fit and watch their diets.

15 October 2015
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Two new Board Appointments for Zoos Victoria

Zoos Victoria is delighted to welcome Dr Kirsty Sword Gusmão AO and Mr Brian Cook to the Zoos Victoria Board.

Dr Gusmão and Mr Cook bring a wealth of experience and skills to the Board from their time in corporate, international and academic roles.

13 October 2015
Cheetah Kulinda Birthday

Happy Birthday Kulinda

Toddler Weekdays have taken on a whole new meaning at Werribee Open Range Zoo, especially for Cheetah Kulinda who turned 3 on 8 October. Like most ‘toddlers’, Kulinda is very vocal, inquisitive and a fussy eater at times.

9 October 2015