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A special visit for Josh and Anthony

On Thursday 4 December, more than 300 students at St Justin’s Catholic Primary School were called to a special assembly in honour of brothers Josh and Anthony Del Papa.

8 December 2014
Dewi turns four

Dewi turns four

The youngest Sumatran Orang-utan at Melbourne Zoo will be celebrating her fourth birthday over the weekend. 

5 December 2014
Alpine skink

The skink team share research

Healesville Sanctuary's alpine skink keepers are excited to share the recent news from when the team assisted collaborating PhD student, Zak Atkins from La Trobe University with his research project.

5 December 2014
Emu video

Watch them grow

Healesville Sanctuary is very excited to announce our newest resident’s – twelve week old emu chicks, Dash and Drum!

4 December 2014
EBB check at Woodlands

Eastern Barred Bandicoot monitoring success!

Our recovery work with the Eastern Barred Bandicoots continued this week at Woodlands Historic Park, a 280 hectare fox-proof site in Greenvale.

4 December 2014
Isaac's Birthday Wish

Isaac's Birthday Wish

Five year-old Zoo Member Isaac Busuttil from Derrimut wanted something special for his birthday this year.

Instead of presents, he asked his classmates to make donations to save the Eastern Barred Bandicoot – an Australian native now considered extinct in the wild.

3 December 2014
Label my fish campaign Melbourne launch

Matthew Evans, Vic chefs and fishers call for accurate seafood labelling

With a Federal Government inquiry into seafood labelling due to report on Thursday 18 December, chef and author Matthew Evans, peak enviro groups, high profile chefs and representatives of the Victorian fishing industry are calling for accurate labelling of seafood sold in Australia’s fish shops, takeaways and restaurants.

2 December 2014
Entangled Seal at Chinaman's Hat

The AGL Marine Response Unit needs your help

The AGL Marine Response Unit is seeking the community's help to locate two seals caught in life-threatening entanglements at Chinaman’s Hat in Port Phillip Bay.

1 December 2014
AGL MRU - Mark and Seal

It is the season to save Marine Wildlife

The AGL Marine Response Unit has launched headlong into its second season of operation, responding to calls to rescue seals and other marine wildlife from potentially lethal entanglements and other threats.

1 December 2014
Manor Lakes College

Manor Lakes College Raise Funds for Eastern Barred Bandicoot

On Wednesday 19 November students from Manor Lakes College surprised Werribee Open Range Zoo’s Education Officer Genevieve Johnson with a special donation to the Zoo to help fight the extinction of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot.

1 December 2014