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Sculpture Unveiling

New Entry for Werribee Open Range Zoo

Today Werribee Open Range Zoo unveiled its new arrivals precinct including the addition of a stunning new animal sculpture.

22 October 2013
National Children's Week at Monash Hospital

Bringing Healesville Sanctuary to the children at Monash Children’s Hospital

They say you should never work with children and animals, but Monash Children’s Hospital and Healesville Sanctuary is teaming up to break that rule.

22 October 2013
Mongolian Ger1

Come and see our Mongolian Gers

After thirteen months and more than 10,000 kilometres, Werribee Open Range Zoo is now home to two authentic Mongolian Gers.

17 October 2013
Rusty the Kestrel by David Caird

Arrow and Rusty take flight

Australian Kestrels Arrow and Rusty are being 'given their wings' to launch National Bird Week in October, both flying freely in Healesville Sanctuary’s Spirits of the Sky presentation.

17 October 2013
Baw Baw Frog - courtesy Claire Keely

Listening out for the Baw Baw Frog

On Tuesday 22nd October, a team of Baw Baw Frog monitoring gurus from Zoos Victoria will head out to the Baw Baw Plateau with ears pricked, hoping to hear the elusive frog. Baw Baw Frog populations have been in decline for the past decade and as a result this is now one of Zoos Victoria’s 2

16 October 2013
Ellis Family with Yamacoona

Saving Yamacoona

It was a reunion with a difference when a family who found a near-death Platypus puggle more than two years ago came together again to see the happy and healthy Platypus.

14 October 2013
Koyla and Nikolai

A trot on the wild side

In this month’s animal profile we take a look at an animal with a definite wild side!

10 October 2013
Otana

Otana makes his debut

Twelve-year old male gorilla Otana has experienced his new Gorilla Rainforest home for the first time after being cleared from quarantine on Monday.

10 October 2013
Triplet Possums

Three times a miracle

When Ezra walked past a possum which had been hit by a car in Don Valley, she wasn’t prepared for what she saw. The possum’s belly was still moving, so Ezra’s mum checked the pouch and found three tiny babies which they rushed to Healesville Sanctuary.

8 October 2013
Jay Town Baby Dragon

Don't move an inch, I've got my eye on you!

Healesville Sanctuary is being overrun with 25 Inland Bearded Dragons hatched from 25 eggs overnight.

7 October 2013