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Name our baby boy

Name our baby boy!

You're invited to help name Melbourne Zoo’s newest addition to our elephant family.

6 March 2013
Education week 620

Free entry offer during Education Week

Healesville Sanctuary is offering a limited number of free of charge entries for government schools during Education Week (May 20th -24th)

5 March 2013
Baby Platypus twins photo 1

Pitter patter - Platypus twins!

Healesville Sanctuary has celebrated another world first breeding success with the arrival of twin Platypus known as puggles, the fourth set of twins to be born at the Sanctuary.

4 March 2013
Act Wild for Seals

Clean Up Australia Day

Our Australian Fur Seals are getting ready for Clean Up Australia Day this Sunday, 3 March and have volunteered their services to help the cause. Every year poorly discarded plastic and fishing waste kills up to 1 million sea birds, 100,000 sea mammals and countless fish.

28 February 2013
Wilson the baby Echidna

Prickly Wilson now in good hands

Wilson the baby Echidna is one lucky guy, after being rescued from Main Street, Healesville last Sunday on a very hot afternoon.

28 February 2013
One for the birds

One for the birds

Zoo Keeper Claire Gilder knows a thing or two about birds, and has something to chirp about, landing a job at Healesville Sanctuary looking after some of Australia’s rarest and quirkiest feathered friends.

19 February 2013
Magpies the latest attraction at Healesville Sanctuary

Magpies the latest attraction at Healesville Sanctuary

Kangaroos, hawks, eagles - and now Magpies.

Healesville Sanctuary welcomed members from the Collingwood Football Club as part of the club's tour of the Yarra Valley.

18 February 2013
Xtinction Xhibition

Xtinction Xhibition

Healesville Sanctuary is proud to support Xtinction at Three Stories Artspace Gallery, opening Saturday 23 February.

18 February 2013
Rock Rescue

Rock Rescue - Lord Howe Island Stick Insect

On Valentine’s Day ten years ago, intrepid scientists scaled the steep cliffs of Ball’s Pyramid to collect some of the world’s rarest insects.

15 February 2013
I, Animal on Valentine's Day

Be my Valentine, I’ll be your I, Animal

Melburnians are proving a romantic bunch when it comes to the new after dark adult experience, I, Animal  at Melbourne Zoo.

13 February 2013