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Kianis Birthday Wish YouTube video

Kiani's Birthday Wish

As Melbourne Zoo Orangutan, Kiani, celebrates her 38th birthday today, she has one message to our nation’s politicians ‘label palm oil’.

Kiani is one of six Orangutans at Melbourne Zoo who are ambassadors for the plight of their wild cousins in Sumatra and Borneo.

24 June 2016
joey

Name our Koala bundle of joy

It's a girl! 

Introducing the newest member to the Koala family at Healesville Sanctuary.

This little Koala Joey is only seven months old and has just begun to peer out from mum’s warm pouch.

23 June 2016
Koala Forest house warming

Koala Forest open!

This Winter Healesville Sanctuary is proud to launch a brand new exhibit, Koala Forest. This new exhibit celebrates the most iconic of Australian animals - the Koala.

22 June 2016
Elephant Calf Birth update video youtube

Asian Elephant Calf Birth

Asian Elephant Num-Oi gave birth to a female calf yesterday morning. Although the birth itself went smoothly the calf was born with a congenital condition preventing her from standing.

16 June 2016
Ella Rule gets behind They're Calling on You

Ella's mission to save gorillas

Nine-year-old Ella Rule is on a mission.

After seeing the Western Lowland Gorillas at Werribee Open Range Zoo and hearing Zoo Keeper Kathy Scanlon talk about the threats that are facing in the wild, Ella decided that something needed to be done.

14 June 2016
Jinda and Tambo

Dingoes Tambo and Jinda celebrate their sixth birthday

Double Trouble! Jinda and Tambo, Healesville Sanctuary’s adorable Alpine Dingo pups are all grown up and will be turning six on Friday! These two rambunctious pups will be on display at Dingo Country, so make sure you come and say happy birthday to them.

9 June 2016
Minister D'Ambrosio Meets Parri

Victorians Go Wild for Bandicoots

On Sunday 5 June Werribee Open Range Zoo marked World Environment Day with a special celebration for the Eastern Barred Bandicoot, a local species in need of a helping hand.

5 June 2016
Red Panda twins

Red Panda twins

Red Panda twins born almost six months ago at Melbourne Zoo are now beginning to become more active and visible.

Mother Roshani gave birth on December 10, but it is usual for Red Panda cubs to spend a long time in the nest while they are still nursing from their mothers.

3 June 2016
Support Palm Oil labelling

Australians and New Zealanders Agree: Palm Oil Should Be Labelled

The majority of Australians and New Zealand agree that palm oil should be labelled on food products and expect their Governments to mandate it according to recent polling.

27 May 2016
major mitchell

Healesville Sanctuary turns 82, Hip Hip Hooray!

Healesville Sanctuary has been a loved and treasured destination for all Victorians for 82 years, attracting more than 350,000 visitors every year.

This Monday we turn 82 but this weekend we’re celebrating!

26 May 2016