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Bush Babies - Poa and Briella

Bush Babies

Introducing two beautiful babies: gorgeous eight month old Briella Tamme from Lilydale, who came to visit Healesville Sanctuary with her mother Lauren and father Sam and had a lovely time on the lawns of the Australian Wildlife Health Centre with Poa the orphaned wombat.

30 September 2013
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Meet our Seals: Gordo

Gordo is the smallest seal at Melbourne Zoo; the only male, and the only one of his species. He can get bossed around a bit by the other seals but will be seen at times sticking up for himself.

 
27 September 2013
Pip and Petal

Spring Possums and Blossoms

Meet Pip and Petal, two Common Ringtail Possum babies who LOVE flowers! These two aren’t siblings but they are best friends. They’re both around five months old and were brought into the Australian Wildlife Health Centre at Healesville Sanctuary for different reasons.

25 September 2013
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Meet our Seals: Bay

At six years of age, Bay is the youngest of our seals at Melbourne Zoo and can often be seen at the underwater viewing window in Wild Sea, interacting playfully with keepers and visitors.

25 September 2013
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Wyndham Schools love their locals

Most students have never heard of, let alone seen an Eastern Barred Bandicoot (EBB).... Yet on Wednesday September 4, 100 local primary school students joined forces at Werribee Open Range Zoo to help us fight the extinction of this super cute endangered local marsupial.

20 September 2013
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Make a pouch for our Bush Babies!

Springtime is a time when Healesville Sanctuary receives many orphaned wildlife babies. Our vet team at the Australian Wildlife Health Centre work very closely with keepers and carers to look after these little ones.

20 September 2013
Kiani Thanks

The Zoopermarket reaches a very special milestone!

The time has come to crack open the certified sustainable chocolate and congratulate all companies associated with Zoos Victoria’s Zoopermarket for making public time-bound commitments to use 100% Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO).

19 September 2013
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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