Werribee Open Range Zoo



Baby Rhino

Meet our baby rhino

During the next four weeks Werribee Open Range Zoo’s baby rhino is expected to be on public display for timed viewings between 10.45am – 11.45am and 1.45pm – 2.45pm daily. If she needs some time to rest or the weather is poor, display times may change or be cancelled at short notice.

18 August 2013
Swirl the African Wild Dog

It's a dog's life

In this month’s animal profile we take a walk on the wild side with African Wild Dog Keeper Katherine Quinn, who gave us a glimpse into the life of eight year old, Swirl.

8 August 2013
Baby rhino close up

Our bouncing baby rhino

This month’s animal profile takes a look at one of our most recent additions to the Zoo family, our 6-week old baby Southern White Rhino calf. Affectionately nicknamed ‘Peppa’ by keepers, the baby calf is doing well and will receive her official name when she is a bit older.

11 July 2013
Rhino baby feeding

Baby rhino born at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed a new female baby Southern White Rhino born at 8.05pm AEST on Thursday 30 May. The baby was born to mother SiSi and weighs a healthy 69 kilograms.

31 May 2013
Kinta the giraffe

Popular giraffe Kinta will be sadly missed

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s much-loved giraffe, Kinta, passed away yesterday.

General Manager of Life Sciences, Russel Traher, said the ageing 15 year old giraffe had been battling a gastrointestinal disease for two years.

18 April 2013
Gorillas get into the Easter Sunday spirit

Gorillas get into the Easter Sunday spirit

A special Easter treat saw three gorillas swinging from the tree tops at Werribee Open Range Zoo today.

1 April 2013
Werribee new entry plan

Exciting new zoo entrance!

Plenty of exciting building activity is underway at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

18 March 2013

Ganyeka and the keeper

In this month’s animal profile we speak to keeper Kathy Scanlon about Werribee Open Range Zoo’s 12 year old gorilla Ganyeka.

12 March 2013
Keeping cool in the Hippo Water Play area

Hippo water play for humans and animals!

Keep cool this summer and visit Werribee Open Range Zoo's Hippo Water Play area!

9 January 2013
Amazing views from the new open-sided Safari Buses

Zoo's famous safari tour is more exciting than ever

Be one of the first to experience Werribee Open Range Zoo’s amazing new Safari Tours this summer!

9 January 2013