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Koala Joey 3

Name our Koala Joey

Congratulations to Healesville Sanctuary Koalas Prickles and Benni on the arrival of their new joey!

Now here's your chance to name their baby.

18 September 2013
Swanny

Nearly a Swan Song

Swanny is just weeks old but very lucky to be here after trying to cross a busy road alone.  This beautiful cygnet was found without a mother or other siblings nearby, so was rescued and brought to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre at Healesville Sanctuary.

17 September 2013
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Meet our Seals: Tarwin

Meet Tarwin. At 15 years of age, she is the oldest of our three seals at Melbourne Zoo, and gets her name from the town where she was first found.

17 September 2013
Lemur Island will open just before Christmas

Lemur Island plans released

Melbourne Zoo will soon host a state-of-the-art new home for 11 Lemurs.

13 September 2013
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Tiny care for a tiny patient

Meet Billie, a Little Forest Bat that was brought into the Australian Wildlife Hospital Centre at Healesville Sanctuary earlier this week.

12 September 2013
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Fishy business

In this month’s animal profile, we meet Melbourne Zoo's smallest seal, Gordo, and find out what his favourite food is.

12 September 2013
Baby Rhino Move

Rhino calf Kipenzi begins new journey

Now weighing in at 150kg Werribee Open Range Zoo’s white rhino calf, Kipenzi marked another milestone today when she moved from the vet hospital to a new protected enclosure on the Savannah.

11 September 2013
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Meet our Keepers: Sophie, Wild Sea Keeper

Wild Sea Keeper, Sophie, has been with the Wild Sea team since she came to Melbourne Zoo three and a half years ago. She is the leader of a project group working on a coastal community event called ‘Seal the Loop Action Day’ which aims to reduce the amount of litter in the ocean.

10 September 2013
Otana at Howletts

Otana arrives

Melbourne Zoo has welcomed a very special new arrival this morning.

Twelve-year old male gorilla Otana has finished his long journey from Howlett’s Wild Animal Park in the U.K.

6 September 2013
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Statement on stranded seal pup

It is with great sadness that Zoos Victoria announces the passing of a stranded seal pup that came into our care today.

5 September 2013