Werribee Open Range Zoo



Cheetah Kulinda Birthday

Happy Birthday Kulinda

Toddler Weekdays have taken on a whole new meaning at Werribee Open Range Zoo, especially for Cheetah Kulinda who turned 3 on 8 October. Like most ‘toddlers’, Kulinda is very vocal, inquisitive and a fussy eater at times.

9 October 2015
New meerkat pups

New Meerkat Pups at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed some new arrivals to the Meerkat family, with mum Akili giving birth to two Meerkat pups on Thursday 20 August.

At five weeks of age the pups are now becoming more mobile and are starting to emerge from the burrow.

28 September 2015
World Rhino Day

Students Rally for World Rhino Day

On Tuesday 22 September, Werribee Open Range Zoo marked World Rhino Day with the help of four young students from St Mary’s Primary School in Malvern East.

22 September 2015
Giraffe Harold Birthday

Happy Birthday Harold!

Giraffe Harold will mark his seventh birthday on 19 September at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

To mark the occasion he enjoyed an early birthday treat with the herd, a bouquet of wattle – a giraffe favourite and an excellent way to mark the start of spring.

18 September 2015
Love Your Locals Day Presentation 2015

Love Your Locals Day Brings the Funk!

On Friday 4 September, 100 primary school students from Wyndham gathered at Werribee Open Range Zoo for Love Your Locals Day – an initiative that brings local students together to share ideas about wildlife conservation.

5 September 2015
Urquhart Park Primary School

The Travelling Oryx

At Urquhart Park Primary School in Ballarat students have been caring for a very special animal charge.

With its soft brown coat and small black tail, this hand-knitted Besia Oryx is in the midst of an extraordinary journey around the world.

2 September 2015
Banjo and Mackinnon

Meet Banjo and Mackinnon

Thanks to our Zoo Members our first working dog pups now have names.

12 August 2015
Koala Joey Werribee

Koala joey at Werribee Zoo

A seven-month old Koala joey has made her public debut at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

During the last few weeks the new arrival has started venturing out from mum’s pouch and onto her back and the family are doing well.

6 August 2015
Puppy patrol video

Puppies on Patrol with New Guardian Dog Squad

Two furry new recruits have joined the team at Werribee Open Range Zoo, as part of an innovative Guardian Dog Trial to help bring the Eastern Barred Bandicoot back from the brink of extinction.

1 July 2015
Monkey Play Tent

First look at Monkey Play

Monkey Play opens today on Saturday 27 June at Werribee Open Range Zoo!

27 June 2015