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Melbourne Zoo




Gibbon Photo Ark

Melbourne Zoo to host The National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition this winter

In an Australian first, Melbourne Zoo's Leopard Lodge will be home to The National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition this winter showcasing the work of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore.

10 May 2017
Wild Dogs video

Wild Dogs move home

The African Wild Dogs at Melbourne Zoo have moved back into their newly renovated home, checking out the facility now that a major extension has been completed.

9 May 2017
gibbons moving in YouTube video

Gibbon Greetings

Gibbons greet the day with marvelous duets: each pair develops their own signature song.

3 May 2017
Keeper Jess and Arturo the Tapir

World Tapir Day

Happy World Tapir Day, Arturo!

27 April 2017
Southern Corroboree Frog on ferns

School students to get up close to Southern Corroboree Frog

School students now have a unique way to get up close with the Southern Corroboree Frog as part of education programs offered at Melbourne Zoo.

26 April 2017
Penguin chicks in nesting box

Protecting Precious Penguins

Penguins at Melbourne Zoo are expanding their role as ambassadors for their wild cousins. Now they are ‘Poster Penguins’ for the new community conservation campaign: ‘When Balloons Fly, Seabirds Die’.

21 April 2017
Sarah and baboon Qetesh

Baboon health checks

Melbourne Zoo’s Vets and Primate Keepers have had a very busy day examining 11 Hamadryas Baboons.

And Primate Keepers suspected that six-year-old Qetesh might be pregnant.

13 April 2017
Southern Corroboree Frog with eggs

A small boost for wild Southern Corroboree Frog population

Thanks to the hard work of the Southern Corroboree Frog Recovery Team, 360 frogs were released back to the wilds of Kosciuszko National Park in March.

5 April 2017
ANZ competition elephants

Win a family trip to Borneo with ANZ

ANZ and Melbourne Zoo are giving you and your family a chance to win a once in a lifetime RAW Wildlife tour of Borneo with a Melbourne Zoo Elephant Keeper!

4 April 2017