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The Bachelor runner-up, Lisa Hyde is Australia Zoo’s “love coach” this Valentine’s Day

27 January 2015

Love is many things, and blind is just one of them this Valentine’s Day as Australia Zoo opens its doors to 10 hopeful singles, as part of a radio promotion with 91.9 Sea FM on the Sunshine Coast. The lucky contenders will be paired up...

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Ready, set....Juma's keen to get stuck into his pie!

Juma the tiger makes Australia Zoo’s contest look as easy as pie!

20 January 2015

Licking his lips and protectively watching over the pie in front of him, it’s clear that Juma the Sumatran Tiger enjoyed the not-so-difficult job of taste-testing the pies for Australia Zoo’s pie-eating contest to be held this...

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Our unique Ivory the kangaroo celebrates her 11th birthday!

13 January 2015

Hop, hop, hooray! Australia Zoo is celebrating a very special birthday this week as our much-loved leucistic kangaroo, Ivory, turns 11 on Thursday! As you can see by the picture, Ivory is not your average looking Eastern Grey Kangaroo. Rather than...

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Terri Irwin joins one of the island dancers in celebrating the opening of Bindi's Island!

Bindi Irwin officially opens Bindi's Island with a tropical party!

6 January 2015

Lemurs swung from the treetops, giant Aldabran tortoises celebrated with hibiscus cake, and Bindi Irwin this morning welcomed media and special competition winners to the grand opening of Bindi's Island with a tropical themed party! Three lucky...

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Meet Stan, the newest inhabitant of Bindi's Island!

Come meet Stan, the newest inhabitant of Bindi’s Island!

30 December 2014

Meet Stan! He's a quintessentially English Ring-tailed Lemur that made the long journey from Colchester Zoo in the UK to live on a tropical island at Australia Zoo. Packing all the essentials for his new life down under but forgetting some important...

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Enjoy a holiday in a day at Australia Zoo this summer!

23 December 2014

Pack your sense of adventure and your island attire when you visit Australia Zoo these summer holidays - because we've got loads of exciting activities happening to see you into the new year! Budding zoo keepers will love that the Zoo Keeper for a...

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Help us name our new cheeky lemur!

#NameOurLemur on social media to win a Bindi’s Island getaway!

16 December 2014

There's a special little guy that's travelled all the way from the United Kingdom to join his new friends on Bindi's Island these summer holidays. He's outgoing, charming and very-much looking forward to his permanent holiday in tropical paradise,...

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There’s a new island headed for Queensland’s Sunshine Coast!

9 December 2014

There's a new island coming to Queensland's Sunshine Coast, but you'll only need to go as far as Australia Zoo to begin your adventure these holidays! Escape to your own tropical paradise on December 26 when Australia Zoo launches a brand new...

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Give the gift of conservation this Christmas!

2 December 2014

While an experience with the otters or a koala encounter is a gift sure to impress, did you know that giving an Australia Zoo experience means you also give the gift of conservation? With an array of encounters available from red pandas to rhinos,...

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Joe Hockey cuddles up to April the Koala at the G20 International Media Centre.

Koala cuddles: Hot on the agenda at the G20

25 November 2014

While Brisbane rolled out the red carpet for G20 delegates last week, Australia Zoo also extended the welcome from the nearby Sunshine Coast! Thursday saw Australia Zoo staff and animals take a trip to Brisbane, to show off Australia's iconic...

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