Iha - NZ Fur Seal 7

New Zealand Fur Seal Finds New Home

New Zealand Fur Seal Iha has found a new home at Melbourne Zoo’s Wild Sea.

This morning she made her public debut, with Keeper Beth guiding her through a brief introductory training session in the pool.

Iha is now a healthy adult, but she had a tough start in life.

21 January 2015
mali milestone

Mali Milestone

Five years ago today Melbourne Zoo’s first-ever elephant calf was born. Mali weighed 110kg then, and now she weighs in at 1.7 tonnes!

16 January 2015

A Furry Friend

Little Gumnut weighed just 1.2kg when she was found in Hamilton in early December clinging to the back of her dead mother who had been hit by a car.

9 January 2015
Southern Corroboree Frog on nest

Frog Turns To Chocolate

Zoos Victoria has turned to chocolate to highlight the plight of one of Australia’s most endangered amphibians, the Southern Corroboree Frog.

8 January 2015
Kimya Turns Ten

Kimya Turns Ten

Western Lowland Gorilla Kimya celebrated her 10th birthday this morning, sharing her party treats with her mate Otana and the other three adult female gorillas in the group.

7 January 2015
Shabba ROA

Shabba drums up new fans

Meet Shabba Eshun, one of the performers returning to summer music series, Rhythm of Africa this year. Born in Ghana and now based in Melbourne, Shabba is highly regarded for his skills as a drummer and a dancer.

7 January 2015
Win a trip to Africa!

Win a family trip to Africa and other great zoo prizes!

Come face-to-face with the powerful lions at Melbourne Zoo's new Lion Gorge.

2 January 2015
Young seal in distress at South Channel Fort

Looking out for injured marine wildlife

As the heat kicks in our AGL Marine Response Unit has been busy attending this new year period helping distressed seals in the Bay.

2 January 2015
Rhino Baby

Zoo Mourns Loss of Baby Rhino

Werribee Open Range Zoo is saddened to announce the tragic loss of its three-day old female Southern White Rhino calf.

31 December 2014
Baby Rhino Born

Baby rhino born at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed a female baby Southern White Rhino born at 4.20am AEST on Saturday 27 December.

The calf was born to mother Si Si and is a baby sister for 18 month-old Kipenzi.

28 December 2014