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RMIT windows themed fighting extinction

Saving wildlife, one window at a time

RMIT Visual Merchandising students have brought to life the meaning of fighting extinction in the spectacular window display at RMIT's city campus on Cardigan Street.

3 April 2013
Carbon Neutral Video

Your zoos are now carbon neutral

Zoos Victoria is proud to be the first zoos in the world to be certified carbon neutral.

3 April 2013
Gorillas get into the Easter Sunday spirit

Gorillas get into the Easter Sunday spirit

A special Easter treat saw three gorillas swinging from the tree tops at Werribee Open Range Zoo today.

1 April 2013
The Governor’s Conservation Charity Golf Pro Am

Charity golf day helps fight extinction

Yan Yean's Growling Frog Golf Course in Melbourne’s north welcomed the special event, The Governor’s Conservation Charity Golf Pro Am on Tuesday 5th March 2013 as part of a Whittlesea Council charity day.

26 March 2013
Petra the pygmy hippo in her new home

Melbourne Zoo welcomes female pygmy hippo

Melbourne Zoo keepers are hoping that it won’t be too long before they hear the pitter-patter of petite Pygmy Hippopotamus hooves!

25 March 2013
Don Hany and a Wedge-tailed Eagle

Hollywood comes to Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary will be the setting for a major new Australian feature film this Thursday and Friday (21 and 22 March 2013).

And 700 lucky Zoos Victoria members and guests will be part of the unique event, participating as extras in the film, HEALING.

20 March 2013
Werribee new entry plan

Exciting new zoo entrance!

Plenty of exciting building activity is underway at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

18 March 2013
Baby Sanook

Meet Sanook, our baby elephant

Melbourne Zoo is proud to introduce Sanook, the latest addition to our growing Asian Elephant herd.

More than 4,000 Victorians voted online to name the baby elephant and Sanook, which means fun-loving and cheerful in Thai, was the overwhelming favourite.

14 March 2013
Possible Dreams International Choir from Africa

The musical sounds of Africa

Visitors to Healesville Sanctuary over the weekend were treated to a performance from the Possible Dreams International Choir from Africa.

12 March 2013
Ganyeka

Ganyeka and the keeper

In this month’s animal profile we speak to keeper Kathy Scanlon about Werribee Open Range Zoo’s 12 year old gorilla Ganyeka.

12 March 2013