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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

A swift return to the wild

It was an exciting day on Friday for the team at the Australian Wildlife Health Centre, who were able to release an Australian Swift Parrot back into the wild for the first time.

21 May 2018

Frills & spills at the Australian Wildlife Health Centre

Things got a little frilly at the Australian Wildlife Health Centre this week, when Healesville Sanctuary’s newest resident, a Frilled Neck Lizard, paid a visit for a health check-up.

16 May 2018

Vale Florence

Healesville Sanctuary is saddened to announce the loss of Florence the Wombat. Florence sadly passed away last week.

16 May 2018