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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
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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
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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