Five Eastern Barred Bandicoots are the first inhabitants of a new predator-proof enclosure at Werribee Open Range Zoo.
Three female and two male bandicoots were released into the zoo’s new 4ha native grassland precinct, Australian Journey last night.
For the first time in its 78 year history, Healesville Sanctuary joined with the Lions Club of Healesville to host Carols by Candlelight. Free entry was offered from 5.30pm with most exhibits remaining open and keepers bringing our beautiful animals to mingle with the enthusiastic crowd.
We continued to grow our fighting extinction efforts for threatened wildlife here in Australia and abroad, and Melbourne Zoo turned 150. What better way to say thanks to all our supporters than with a look at the year that was!
Vets at Healesville Sanctuary are angered by the cruel attack on an Eastern Grey Kangaroo with a bow and arrow in Cardinia Reserve. The Kangaroo has taken a week to capture and the veterinary team performed emergency surgery this afternoon.
There were some strange squeaking sounds coming from Melbourne Zoo's Reptile House last week.... This was music to the ears of our reptile team who have been eagerly awaiting the hatching of baby Philippine Crocodiles!
It has been many years since Melbourne Zoo has hosted the impressive Hercules moth. A recent delivery of young caterpillars from Queensland can currently be seen in the lifecycle display inside our Butterfly House.