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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

Healesville Sanctuary turns 84!

It may now be the same age as it takes for Uranus to complete once rotation around the sun, but there’s no chance of being knocked out of orbit for Healesville Sanctuary, as it celebrates its 84th birthday today, the 30th May.

30 May 2018

Winter hibernation hoped to continue breeding success

It’s well and truly hibernation time at Healesville Sanctuary, and we’re not just talking about more nights in, curled up in front of a log fire with a mug of hot chocolate.

29 May 2018

Dedication to wildlife

What does it take to provide care for more than 5,000 animals, tend to more 270 plus hectares of gardens and trails and maintain the facilities for more than 2.5 million visitors every year?

22 May 2018