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Melbourne Zoo today (Wednesday, 7 November) bid a tremendously sad farewell to iconic Mukulu, the oldest male Rothschild’s Giraffe in the Australasian Region.
Born in 1995 at Perth Zoo, Mukulu lived at Melbourne Zoo since December 1996.
In a world-first, Zoos Victoria has successfully bred the critically endangered Baw Baw Frog in captivity, slowing down the species’ path towards extinction.
Melbourne Zoo is thrilled to announce its annual summer concert series Zoo Twilights will return in 2019.
It may be the end of the ski season for most Victorians, but Melbourne Zoo’s Snow Leopards received their first taste of snow this week, thanks to a special delivery from Buller Ski Lifts.
Dream Night will return to Melbourne Zoo for a night of magic and fun for families with children who have a disability.
On Saturday 13 October, the zoo will be transformed into a place of wonder for families who may otherwise find it difficult to visit the zoo during the day.
CALLING ALL BUDDING WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHERS!
Bring on the monkey business, as Melbourne Zoo’s six orang-utans prepare to celebrate World Orang-utan Day this Sunday 19 August.
Melbourne Zoo’s elephant herd have something extra special to trumpet about this Sunday because it’s World Elephant Day!
Melbourne Zoo have welcomed a baby endangered Spider Monkey, born safely on Saturday afternoon, June 16.
The world is filled with many wonderful animal mums. From over-protective parents to doting aunties, they each contribute to a balanced ecosystem in their own unique way.
In the lead-up to Mother’s Day, we’ve created awards to celebrate the best mums in the animal kingdom.
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