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Robert Irwin celebrates 13th birthday at Australia Zoo!

2 December 2016

Today marked an incredibly special day on the Australia Zoo calendar with Robert Irwin celebrating the beginning of his teenage years, turning 13! To mark the super special birthday occasion, gates opened early at 8am and all kids aged 14 and under...

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Australia Zoo welcomes their fifth giraffe calf!

25 November 2016

In early November, Penny a resident giraffe at Australia Zoo welcomed her second calf into the herd! Testing her strong little legs just 40 minutes after being born, this baby girl already stands at 1.8m tall and weighs around 60kg. This new...

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‘Khaki it’ this Steve Irwin Day!

10 November 2016

Every year on November 15th Australia Zoo, the Irwin family and Wildlife Warriors invite everyone all across the world to don their khaki in celebration of Steve Irwin Day, held in honour of the one and only Crocodile Hunter. Steve Irwin was a true...

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Ready, set, snap!

2 November 2016

Robert's Australia Zoo Photography Competition is underway and we're waiting for your wildlife entry! Just recently, Robert was awarded the ‘Junior runner-up' in Australian Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year competition, with his...

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Halloween is around the corner and Australia Zoo is getting spooky!

27 October 2016

Join us on Monday the 31st of October for a day of family fun celebrating the scariest day of the year, Halloween! With games for everyone to get involved in like our Mummy Wrap competition, Zombie Races and our Super Spider Egg Snatch there'll be...

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Australia Zoo’s wombat joey joy!

18 October 2016

We're over the moon to announce the arrival of one of Australia's cutest native marsupials, a wombat! A healthy baby girl was born on New Year's Day and has been growing steadily in her mum Poa's pouch before finally emerging recently for her first...

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Become a Wildlife Warrior today!

14 October 2016

It's time to turn the page for our wildlife, are you ready for a challenge? Read as many books as you can between 15 October and 15 November to help Wildlife Warriors save our wildlife! With every page you turn, you're helping an animal in need....

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How to be safe and aware this snake season!

7 October 2016

With the weather warming up and breeding season underway, snakes are on the move and extremely active where they live. Just like any other reptile, snakes are ectothermic which means they need the sun to regulate their body temperature...

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Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital prepares for yearly admission peak

30 September 2016

Clinging to a plush toy in the absence of his mum, Shayne the koala joey is just one of the many innocent victims of this year's Trauma Season; the busiest, most confronting time of year at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital. During the warmer...

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Baby lemurs starting to move it move it at Australia Zoo!

19 September 2016

Australia Zoo is incredibly proud to announce the birth of two ring-tailed lemurs, the first to be born at the Zoo! Spindles the ring-tailed lemur, has safely given birth to her first twin babies after waiting a short 4 months with dad Rahona, who...

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