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DJ the koala returns to the wild!

17 May 2017

At the end of 2016, DJ the koala joey was rescued by an officer of the Queensland Police Service, and brought to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital after being struck by a car. Following major surgery, hours of physiotherapy and plenty of tender...

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This Mother’s Day treat your mum to a day out at Australia Zoo!

9 May 2017

What better way to spend quality time with your mum than by coming along to the Zoo for a wild day out filled with animal encounters and adventure! This Mother's Day we have FREE chocolates upon arrival and FREE morning tea served by the men from...

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An update on Gigi the giraffe!

26 April 2017

Standing out from the crowd in more ways than one, Gigi the giraffe has a striking, dark, contrasting coat and a unique personality that easily sets her apart from the rest of her herd. Growing significantly since she was first born, Gigi now stands...

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Join us this Easter Sunday for an egg-cellent hunt!

11 April 2017

On Sunday the 16th of April, Australia Zoo will be hosting a giant zoo-wide Easter egg hunt - the biggest one in town! Explore the Zoo and gather eggs in exchange for awesome prizes as you meet some incredible wildlife along the way! Australia Zoo...

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These Easter school holidays join Australia Zoo for stacks of holiday fun!

29 March 2017

Come and meet our new male cheetah cub as well as our awesome new snakes. Two remarkable king cobras and two gorgeous eastern diamondback rattlesnakes are the first ever exotic venomous snakes to be housed in Queensland! You can also take on...

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Join us on the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve!

23 March 2017

Check this out! Australia Zoo's expeditions to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve are back! Canon's Colin Baker will be leading a photography trip to the reserve, in search for the perfect shots of the beautiful wildlife and rare plants that can be...

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Join us for a lemur birthday party!

17 March 2017

Our troop of ten handsome lemurs on Bindi's Island are fast approaching their birthdays in March and what better way to celebrate than by throwing them all a surprise party?! On Saturday the 25th of March, join us on Bindi's Island for fruit cake,...

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Join us for St. Patrick's Day!

10 March 2017

On Friday the 17th of March, Australia Zoo will be kicking off St Patrick's Day with their annual wife-carrying race! Couples are invited to race through a series of obstacles while carrying their partner and the fastest team will win their wife's...

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Exotic snakes slither in to Australia Zoo!

1 March 2017

Early last week, two of the world’s most iconic snakes arrived to their new home at Australia Zoo where they are now the very first exotic venomous snakes to be housed in Queensland! A pair of king cobras and a pair of eastern diamondback...

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G'day from Australia Zoo's giraffe herd!

24 February 2017

Following our baby boom of giraffes, all the animals who live on our African Savannah now have names! Our last giraffe calf is now fondly known as ‘Scarlett' and was chosen by the wonderful Lucy who thought it was a perfect name for one of her...

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