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Zebras-Altina

Zebra pair the centre of attention

Zebras Atreyu and Shani from Werribee Open Range Zoo have made history as the very first Zebras at Altina Wildlife Park in New South Wales.

The pair arrived at Altina last week and are settling in well to their new home and meeting inquisitive new neighbours, including Giraffe.

18 November 2013
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Scout helps save gorillas

Eight year-old, Will Chambers, a Joey Scout from the 3rd Sunbury Scout Group has recycled 170 mobile phones in support of gorilla conservation.

15 November 2013
Baby Rhino Kipenzi

Coming Soon: An encounter with baby rhino Kipenzi

This Summer you have the chance to go behind the scenes in an intimate encounter with Werribee Open Range Zoo's hand-reared baby rhino Kipenzi.

31 October 2013
Sculpture Unveiling

New Entry for Werribee Open Range Zoo

Today Werribee Open Range Zoo unveiled its new arrivals precinct including the addition of a stunning new animal sculpture.

22 October 2013
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Come and see our Mongolian Gers

After thirteen months and more than 10,000 kilometres, Werribee Open Range Zoo is now home to two authentic Mongolian Gers.

17 October 2013
Koyla and Nikolai

A trot on the wild side

In this month’s animal profile we take a look at an animal with a definite wild side!

10 October 2013
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Wyndham Schools love their locals

Most students have never heard of, let alone seen an Eastern Barred Bandicoot (EBB).... Yet on Wednesday September 4, 100 local primary school students joined forces at Werribee Open Range Zoo to help us fight the extinction of this super cute endangered local marsupial.

20 September 2013
Baby Rhino Move

Rhino calf Kipenzi begins new journey

Now weighing in at 150kg Werribee Open Range Zoo’s white rhino calf, Kipenzi marked another milestone today when she moved from the vet hospital to a new protected enclosure on the Savannah.

11 September 2013
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Baby Rhino Named

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s 13 week old baby rhino has a name!

Zoo Members were invited to submit a name for the baby rhino and an incredible 1027 entries were received. The vets and keepers shortlisted these down to five names, which more than 2700 members of the public voted for.

30 August 2013
Hearing Awareness Week

Students Celebrate Hearing Awareness Week

On Wednesday 28 August, Werribee Open Range Zoo marked Hearing Awareness Week with free entry, for deaf and hard of hearing students from around Victoria sponsored by the Victorian Deaf Education Institute

29 August 2013