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Asian Elephants at MZ

ANZ Zoo Month at Melbourne Zoo

ANZ Zoo Month kicks off this week at Melbourne Zoo with thousands of ANZ customers expected to visit during the month to take advantage of a range of exclusive customer special offers during the month of September.

4 September 2014
Snow Leopard Check Up

Snow Leopard Check-up

All went well this morning when Snow Leopard Leon visited the Zoo’s Vet Surgery for a general checkup and for follow-ups of a previous root canal filling and cardiac examination.

2 September 2014
Man Jai meets Bong Su

Man Jai meets Bong Su

The youngest member of the Asian Elephant herd has met his Dad!

1 September 2014
Rare Reptile Reaches Milestone

Rare Reptile Reaches Milestone

Cobsy, Melbourne Zoo's Black-lipped Cobra has turned 35, but this was a celebration with no treats or toys!

During the cold winter, Cobsy is in torpor and has no appetite, so it could be another month or more before he has his first spring feed.

1 September 2014
Helmeted Honeyeaters nest

Helmeted Honeyeaters hatch their first eggs for the season

Healesville Sanctuary is celebrating the hatching of its first Helmeted Honeyeater eggs of the season.

27 August 2014
In Your Hands - Dr Ian Singleton

In Your Hands - Dr Ian Singleton

One of the world’s leading orang-utan experts and head of the Sumatran Orang-utan Conservation Program has called on Australian food manufacturers to switch to Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO).

22 August 2014
Cheetah Kulinda explores her new home

Curious Kulinda explores her new home

Young Cheetah Kulinda has made her public debut at Werribee Open Range after being cleared from quarantine.

Over the last week, Kulinda has been exploring her new surroundings, taking in all of the new sights and smells.

19 August 2014
Lemur Island opening

Winning Zoo Development

The Zoo’s new Lemur Island is a winner!

Both the lemurs and visitors love it, and now it has been recognised with a major building industry award.

18 August 2014
Emily and her joey

It's a girl!

Springtime means baby time at Healesville Sanctuary where this little bundle of joy has just poked her head out for the very first time - and the Herald Sun was there to capture the exciting moment.

18 August 2014
Yani and Maliki

Introducing Yani and Maliki

Healesville Sanctuary is delighted to announce the names of their newest arrivals. Sister dingo puppies will be called Yani and Maliki. This follows a naming competition which received more than 1,600 entries.

14 August 2014