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Joey Scout Isaac

Joey Scout Isaac makes a promise for Gorillas

Keeping our New Year’s resolutions can be difficult, but seven-year old Joey Scout and Zoo Member, Isaac French has a resolution that we can all achieve – recycling our old mobile phones to save critically endangered gorillas in the wild.

5 January 2017
Little Penguin Miss Wing, turns two

Miss Wing Turns Two

A private plunge pool made the perfect 2nd birthday gift for Penguin Miss Wing.

3 January 2017
Lord Howe island Stick Insect Sculpture

Mini to Maxi

Lord Howe Island Stick Insects are very large in comparison to most other stick insect species.

Females are even larger than the males: up to 15cm long.

29 December 2016
Werribee Zoo lion cubs 2 weeks old

Eat, Sleep...Repeat!

Lioness Nairibi’s four cubs are now just over two weeks old and getting bigger and stronger each day.

The new family is off display, where Nairibi is able to care for and bond with her cubs in the privacy of a special nesting den.

29 December 2016
Kiani with parcels

Christmas is Coming

It’s getting to look a lot like Christmas at Melbourne Zoo!

Keepers are getting right into the spirit of Christmas, providing exciting treats for the animals this morning as part of their environmental enrichment program.

23 December 2016
Plan your visit during summer Werribee Open Range Zoo

Plan your visit on Wednesday 27 December

If you are visiting Werribee Open Range Zoo on Wednesday 27 December, here are some tips to help you plan your visit.

23 December 2016
Kangaroos in their new temporary exhibit

Kangaroos on the move at Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary’s Kangaroos were on the hop last week busily moving homes before Christmas. The roos moved into temporary accommodation while their home undergoes major renovations that are due to open in December 2017.

22 December 2016
Red Panda

Longest Summer

This will be the longest-ever summer at Melbourne Zoo.

Beginning on Boxing Day, the Zoo will be open from 8am, an hour earlier than usual, right through the holidays until the last early-opening day on January 29.

21 December 2016
Cheetah christmas

Christmas Day at the zoos

All of Victoria’s three great zoos will be open on Christmas Day.

19 December 2016
Lion cubs announcement WORZ YouTube video

Lion birth at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo have welcomed the arrival of four new additions to the Lion pride.

This is Lioness Nairibi’s first litter of cubs and father Johari’s second litter following the birth of triplets Kubwa, Kashka and Kito to Lioness Nilo last year.

19 December 2016