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Orang-utan Alex 1

Why we've stopped selling Nestlé products at our zoos

Zoos Victoria has removed Nestlé’s food products from our cafes and catering outlets following the suspension of Nestlé from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

9 July 2018
cora 2

How does a Lyrebird build her nest?

What stands at 1.2m tall and weighs 14kg…? A lyrebird nest of course!

Keepers recently noticed that Cora, our resident female Lyrebird at Healesville Sanctuary, had started to build a nest – and it’s an impressive sight to behold!

5 July 2018
Cirque Africa

Cirque Africa comes to Werribee Zoo

Acrobats and hula hoopers were deep in practice mode for weeks before Cirque Africa hit the Big Top stage at Werribee Open Range Zoo on the weekend.

4 July 2018
Mani 1

Happy Birthday to you, Mani, the Tree Kangaroo

Mani the Tree Kangaroo is celebrating her 5th birthday today at Healesville Sanctuary!

Mani was born in 2013 and arrived at the Sanctuary in early 2016 from the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra.

28 June 2018
Ernie the koala released into the wild

Ernie the koala released into the wild

A recovered koala has been released successfully into the wild more than six months after being hit by a car.

26 June 2018

There’s still a lot of hop left in this kangaroo!

Seven-month-old Eastern Grey Kangaroo, affectionately dubbed ‘Mia’, was found hanging on a fence on a rural property in late May. Luckily, she was spotted and quickly picked up by a local wildlife carer.

21 June 2018
Black-handed Spider Monkey Baby 3

Endangered Spider Monkey gives birth

Melbourne Zoo have welcomed a baby endangered Spider Monkey, born safely on Saturday afternoon, June 16.

21 June 2018
Giraffes at Werribee Zoo

Werribee Zoo celebrates World Giraffe Day

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s six male giraffes have an extra spring in their step today.

Thembi, Harold, Ajali, Kona, Jelani and Amani are in for an enjoyable afternoon of grazing and basking in the winter sunshine on the zoo’s Lower Savannah to celebrate a very special occasion.

21 June 2018
Przewalski’s Horse, Tsagaan

One in 2,000 endangered horse born

It’s a life of learning and play for Werribee Open Range Zoo’s new male Przewalski’s Horse foal, Tsagaan, who was welcomed into the world and his herd less than six weeks ago.

18 June 2018

Life is great when you’re about to turn 8!

Boy how time flies when you are adorable Dingo twins! It seems like only yesterday that Healesville Sanctuary’s adorable Alpine Dingo pups joined the family, and on Sunday (June 10) they turn eight years old!

8 June 2018