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Camel Day

Werribe Zoo celebrates World Camel Day

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s herd of Camels celebrated World Camel Day today (June 22) with some fun feeding enrichment.

Keepers presented the curious creatures with a specially-designed camel cake - a selection of their favorite acacia browse weaved around a ball made of fire-hose.

22 June 2019

A surprise 1st birthday party for a pair of precious primates

Two endangered and precious baby primates will have their first birthday this month at Melbourne Zoo.

18 June 2019

Melbourne Zoo experiences a baby BA-BOOM!

It’s a case of double trouble at Melbourne Zoo, with the exciting arrival of not just one, but two healthy baby Hamadryas Baboons.

13 June 2019

Paws-ing to celebrate Miska, the very clever cat

A threatened species of big cat is achieving some truly extraordinary things at Melbourne Zoo.

Miska, the zoo’s majestic female Snow Leopard, turns three this week, and is using the milestone to show off some of the stunning and important skills she has learned.

13 June 2019
Tammar Wallaby at Werribee Zoo

Werribee Wallabies happy participants in healthcare

While many humans are fussing about getting flu shots this winter, the Tammar Wallabies at Werribee Open Range Zoo are hopping happily towards their own healthcare.

12 June 2019

A l-otter fun and love among Melbourne Zoo's adoreable duo

Which Melbourne Zoo residents have tiny webbed claws, beady eyes, long white whiskers and are arguably the most otter-ly adorable species in the animal kingdom?

31 May 2019
Savannah party

Savannah birthday party at Werribee Zoo

What’s better than celebrating a birthday on Werribee Open Range Zoo’s savannah? Celebrating two birthdays, of course!

30 May 2019

A new enrichment paradise for Asian Elephants at Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo’s family of Asian Elephants have been busy exploring their new enrichment precinct – with trunks swinging in delight, ears flapping with excitement and lots of gleeful vocalizing.

30 May 2019
SCF release

Record-breaking egg release for Victoria's most critically endangered frog

Zoos Victoria is making strides in its fight against wildlife extinction, with the release of more than 3000 eggs of the critically endangered Southern Corroboree Frog into the wild.

27 May 2019
Meerkat at Werribee Zoo

Werribee Zoo staff invent Intelligent Meerkat Feeder

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s mob of Meerkats is enjoying an innovative new type of enrichment in their enclosure this week – an intelligent automatic feeder.

27 May 2019