This month’s animal profile takes a look at Rex, the loveable and inquisitive 4-year old Tasmanian Devil. Keeper Monika Zabinskas took time out of her busy schedule to shed a bit of light on these amazing creatures.
The Eastern Bongo baby bounded out into his exhibit at Melbourne Zoo this morning, hot on the heels of his mother Binti. While Binti grazed calmly and enjoyed some crunchy carrots, her calf frolicked around, running and leaping with great energy and agility.
It’s an unusual but beautiful bond. Chicken the Wedge-tailed Eagle came to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre at Healesville Sanctuary in October after trying to enter a local lady’s house through her back door.
Did you know this little guy was thought to be extinct for 50 years, before being rediscovered in 1961? But the super-cute Leadbeater’s Possum is still in real trouble, when more than half the population was wiped out in the Black Saturday bushfires.