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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
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Baby Rhino Named

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s 13 week old baby rhino has a name!

Zoo Members were invited to submit a name for the baby rhino and an incredible 1027 entries were received. The vets and keepers shortlisted these down to five names, which more than 2700 members of the public voted for.

30 August 2013
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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