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Do seals have the worst morning breath? Do lions have the craziest bed hair? Early morning visitors to Melbourne Zoo can discover the answers, and more, as the zoo opens its gates from 8am these school holidays.
Melbourne Zoo has twice as many reasons to roar now that it has welcomed two lion boys from Werribee Open Range Zoo.
Melbourne Zoo’s iconic Butterfly House today celebrates its 33rd anniversary, and its visionary display continues to awe visitors the way it did when its doors first opened.
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.
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