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Breeding Success at Healesville Sanctuary!

Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith, today announced the incredible results of Zoos Victoria’s threatened species breeding program.

30 August 2013
Hearing Awareness Week

Students Celebrate Hearing Awareness Week

On Wednesday 28 August, Werribee Open Range Zoo marked Hearing Awareness Week with free entry, for deaf and hard of hearing students from around Victoria sponsored by the Victorian Deaf Education Institute

29 August 2013
Baby Bo Update

Update on baby Bo

Everyone’s been asking about Healesville Sanctuary’s adopted orphan Wombat baby Bo. You’ll remember he came into our care three months ago after he was found in the pouch of his mother who’d been hit by a car.

21 August 2013
Jenny Gray TEDx talk

What keeps you awake at night?

Jenny Gray, CEO of Zoos Victoria talking at TEDx Melbourne on the topic 'What keeps you awake at night?'

21 August 2013
Baby Rhino

Name the baby rhino!

Over the last two months, we’ve been touched by the way that members of the public have followed the journey of our precious Southern White Rhino calf at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

19 August 2013
Orang-utan Palm Party

Orang-Utan Palm Party

Sumatran Orang-utans at Melbourne Zoo have celebrated a day designated in their honour: the first-ever World Orang-utan Day.

19 August 2013
Baby Rhino

Meet our baby rhino

During the next four weeks Werribee Open Range Zoo’s baby rhino is expected to be on public display for timed viewings between 10.45am – 11.45am and 1.45pm – 2.45pm daily. If she needs some time to rest or the weather is poor, display times may change or be cancelled at short notice.

18 August 2013
William Barak

Between Two Worlds

Healesville Sanctuary remembered Aboriginal leader William Barak today, with Wurundjeri Elders, Murrindindi and Auntie Joy and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Jeanette Powell, unveiling a commemorative life-size bronze sculpture and opening Wurundjeri Walk to mark the 110th annviersary of Barak's passing.

15 August 2013
Penguin Peek

Penguin Peek

Wild Sea Keeper Justin Valentine has provided this ‘penguin peek’ photo of this spring’s first Little Penguin chicks in their burrow.

14 August 2013
Swirl the African Wild Dog

It's a dog's life

In this month’s animal profile we take a walk on the wild side with African Wild Dog Keeper Katherine Quinn, who gave us a glimpse into the life of eight year old, Swirl.

8 August 2013