African Wild Dogs are amongst the most effective hunters on their native continent, moving together in packs to wear down their prey. They are equipped with very powerful sets of teeth, but as is the case with all animals their teeth are subject to wear and tear.
Healesville Sanctuary is using cutting edge technology to tag some of its smallest collection animals. Vets have inject fluorescent ink into Basil and Rosemary, two of its Feathertail Gliders during a unique veterinary procedure.
Sumatran Orang-utan, Menyaru celebrated his ninth birthday today with his family and lots of fruit cake. But it wasn't all cake and presents as the Zoo delivered a strong message about the current crisis unfolding in the Tripa Peatland Reserve in Sumatra.
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.