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Melbourne Zoo




Sumatran Tiger

The People's Zoo!

Victorians have voted in their thousands, and Melbourne Zoo has been named their most popular metropolitan tourism attraction for the second year in a row.

25 November 2016
Minister announcement video

Victoria declares palm oil labelling a priority

Zoos Victoria has welcomed the Victorian Governments announcement it will advocate for the labelling of palm oil on all food products.

24 November 2016
Penguins Plunge

Penguins plunge

Five Penguin chicks graduated from the Wild Sea feeding school this morning.

They have learned to take fish from their Keepers, so they were ready to join the group out in the exhibit and take the plunge into the deep pool.

23 November 2016
Prevention better than cure

Prevention better than cure

The five Gray Meerkats at the Royal Children’s Hospital have had their annual vaccination against cat flu and feline enteritis this morning.

Dr. Kath Adriaanse also gave the Meerkats a general checkup, including a quick dental examination.  

22 November 2016
Crucial Countdown

Crucial Countdown

On Friday Ministers meeting in Canberra will make a decision that will make a big difference to wildlife in Sumatra and Borneo.

21 November 2016
Pioneering primate surgery

Pioneering primate surgery

Cataract surgery only ever performed once before on a White-cheeked Gibbon has made a dramatic improvement to the eyesight of much loved female Vang, a Zoo resident since 1981.

18 November 2016
Baw Baw Frog- the search for a female video

National Baw Baw Frog Day

The 18th of November is a momentous day in history.

18 November 2016
Green team receiving award

The Toast of Melbourne

Melbourne Zoo is the toast of Melbourne after it received the Melbourne Award for successfully reducing its environmental footprint.

14 November 2016
Fighting Extinction Schools Showcase

Fighting Extinction Schools Showcase

Animals large and small have been given a helping hand thanks to an enthusiastic group of pre-school and primary students.

11 November 2016
Tiger Travel

Tiger Travel

Sumatran Tiger Binjai travelled across the Zoo this morning, with a visit to the Veterinary Surgery on the way.

31 October 2016