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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
Petra the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby joey

Wallaby joey boom at Healesville Sanctuary

Zoo Keepers at Healesville Sanctuary have now confirmed sightings of ten wallaby joeys in the Wallaby Paddock at Healesville Sanctuary.

18 November 2016
Hippo Pansy Third Birthday 2016 web620

Hip, Hip Hooray, Hippo Pansy is Three

This week at Werribee Open Range Zoo, visitors are invited to a very special celebration – Hippo Pansy’s third birthday!

16 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
Vale Honey

Vale Honey

Syrian Brown Bear Honey has come to the end of her long life.

Honey was born at the Berne Zoo in Switzerland in January 1987, and she came to Melbourne Zoo that November to live in the new Bear Exhibit, which had opened in 1986.

10 November 2016
Healesville Sanctuary animals visit kids in hospital video

Healesville Sanctuary wildlife visit Monash Children’s Hospital

In the lead up to World Kindness Day this weekend, Healesville Sanctuary has once again teamed up with the Monash Children's Hospital.

Monash Children’s Hospital hosted some furry friends from Healesville Sanctuary bringing smiles and laughter to the wards.

9 November 2016
100000 sigantures

Australian voices heard in Canberra on Palm Oil Labelling

The voices of more than 100,000 Australians were heard in Canberra after a special envoy from Victoria delivered a petition in support of palm oil labelling.

8 November 2016