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Brown Falcon released

Falcon comes through with flying colours

The steady hands of the vet team at Werribee Open Range Zoo were put to the test recently when they performed an intricate procedure on a wild Brown Falcon, who had been brought in after it was found entangled in a barbed wire fence.

21 February 2018
Nairibi's sixth birthday

Birthday treat for lioness Nairibi

Lioness Nairibi celebrated her sixth birthday today at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

Nairibi was born at Givskud Zoo in Denmark and arrived at Werribee Open Range Zoo in 2014 with half-sister Nilo to form part of the Zoo’s successful international breeding program.

15 February 2018
Toddler Thursday

Toddler Thursdays at Werribee Open Range Zoo

“It takes a village to raise a child so bring your child to our Village”

12 February 2018
Ernie the Koala

Ernie the Koala

Ernie the Koala arrived at Werribee Open Range Zoo 11 weeks ago after he had been hit by a car near Hamilton, Victoria.

7 February 2018
Swirl Wild Dog

Vale Swirl

Werribee Open Range Zoo is bidding a sad farewell to African Wild Dog Swirl this week.

Veterinary staff made the difficult decision to euthanize the 12-year-old after her health continued to decline and impacted her quality of life.

22 December 2017
OBP Perched

Orange-bellied Parrots get a work-out

Fourteen Orange-bellied Parrots have taken flight within a specially designed Orange-bellied Parrot Gym at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

20 December 2017
Zuberi Aziza and Kibibi enjoying present

Lion cubs turn one

Lion cubs Ndidi, Aziza, Zuberi and Kibibi will mark their first birthday at Werribee Open Range Zoo on Wednesday 13 December.

13 December 2017
All of the treats

Gorilla Yakini celebrates his 18th birthday!

It is a very special day at Werribee Open Range Zoo today as we celebrate everyone’s favourite bachelor Yakini’s 18th birthday!

28 November 2017
Warrnambool West Primary School students deliver cheque

Beards to Save Bandicoots

It is a campaign that has been eight-months in the making, with Warrnambool West Primary School Principal Phil Barnes shaving his beard last week to raise money for the Eastern Barred Bandicoot.

23 November 2017
Plains-wanderer female Simon Starr web620

New home for Plains-wanderers

The critically endangered Plains-wanderer has found a new home at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

17 November 2017