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Meerkats Christmas

Christmas comes early to Werribee Open Range Zoo

On Sunday 20 December animals at Werribee Open Range Zoo shared in the fun of the festive season, enjoying some special Christmas treats.

20 December 2015
Lion cubs video

Lion cubs receive health check

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s Lion cubs have marked another milestone, with their six-week health check.

Vets and Keepers were able to weigh and examine each of cubs, checking their heart, lungs, ears, eyes and movement.

7 December 2015
Tsavo Cheetah Project Cheetah

Zoos Victoria Grant Announcement on International Cheetah Day

Friday 4 December Zoos Victoria marked International Cheetah Day at Werribee Open Range Zoo with a funding announcement for the Tsavo Cheetah Project in Kenya.

4 December 2015
Grandparents Week Launch

Families jump in to Grandparents' Week

On Friday 20 November Werribee Open Range Zoo launched Grandparents’ Week, with some special visitors enjoying a preview of the program.

20 November 2015
Lion cubs at four weeks of age

Lion cubs find their feet

At four weeks of age, Werribee Open Range Zoo’s new Lion cubs are beginning to find their feet.

20 November 2015
Hippo Calf Pansy 2nd Birthday

Hip Hip Hooray for Hippo Pansy

Hippo calf Pansy will turn two this Wednesday, 18 November at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

16 November 2015
lion cub video - 2 weeks old

Lion cubs open their eyes

Born in the early hours of Tuesday 20 October to Lioness Nilo, Werribee Open Range Zoo’s three lion cubs are now two weeks old and have opened their eyes.

While this is still a critical time for the young cubs, they are feeding well and seem to be getting bigger every day!

5 November 2015
Halloween Vervet Haunted House

Pumpkins, pinatas and Halloween treats

On Halloween eve the Vervet Monkeys at Werribee Open Range Zoo enjoyed their own spooky Halloween themed treats including spider pinatas and a haunted house to explore.

30 October 2015
Nilo and cubs CCTV

Lion Cubs born at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo have welcomed the arrival of three African lion cubs to Lioness Nilo.

Born in the early hours of Tuesday 20 October, this is the first litter for Nilo and father Johari and the first lion birth in Werribee Open Range Zoo’s history.

23 October 2015
Camel Calf Sahara

New Camel Calf at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed a new arrival, a female Arabian camel named Sahara.

The calf was born on Tuesday 13 October to mum Saffron and staff are pleased with their progress.

16 October 2015