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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.
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.
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.
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.
Thanks to our Zoo Members our first working dog pups now have names.
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.
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.
Monkey Play opens today on Saturday 27 June at Werribee Open Range Zoo!
Lionesses Nilo and Nairibi have formed a new pride with male lion Johari at Werribee Open Range Zoo.
Following a gradual introduction process, the group are now living permanently together and can be seen by visitors in the Zoo’s Lions on the Edge exhibit.
Werribee Open Range Zoo’s Southern White Rhino calf, Kipenzi marked her second birthday on Saturday 30 May.
In the last year, Kipenzi has really strengthened her bond with the rhino herd, particularly with grandmother Make.
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