Australia Zoo News


APRIL - 2011

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Happy Birthday Rex and Franklin

27 April 2011

Easter time at Australia Zoo is always heaps of fun, full of action and fun with face painting, an Easter egg hunt and so much more. But this year, we had an extra special reason for celebration... Rex and Franklin, our two darling Tasmanian Devil...

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Frodo's Fight Means Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

23 April 2011

Frodo the koala joey's successful fight for life caught the hearts and attention of people all over the world... and on 14 March 2011, State Government joined the fight for wildlife, approving to amend the criminal code, increasing the maximum...

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Narnia star Arabella Morton gets a cuddle from a koala

Film Screening Launches School Holiday Fun

16 April 2011

To kick off school holiday celebrations and to celebrate the launch of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader on Blu-ray and DVD, Australia Zoo today screened the film on the big screen in the world-famous Crocoseum. The third...

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Baby Rhino Takes her First Steps

15 April 2011

What a buzz it is here at Australia Zoo as we are all chock-a-block full of excitement over the new addition to our Zoo family, a little baby female rhino! She is the cutest thing you have ever seen, born on Tuesday 12 April and weighing between 50...

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Education mascot Billabong Bill and the teaching team smile at Cameron the Crocodile.

New School Excursion Rates $20pp (years 1 to 9) and a WILD TRIBE ZOOFARI!

13 April 2011

New school excursion rates ($20pp, Yr1 -9) gets your students hands on with our gorgeous wildlife in a FREE* Tribe Talk from one of our Education Officers, as well as a Free* child pass to return again and share their experiences with friends and...

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Caballe with her new born calf

First Queensland Rhino Baby Born

12 April 2011

Australia Zoo announces new addition to its family PLUS the chance to name her! Australia Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of our first Baby Rhino this morning AEST 3.15am Tuesday 12 April 2011. Manu Ludden, Head of Australia Zoo's Africa...

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Dine with the Wildlife

9 April 2011

Be one of first people to dine in the dark with Australia Zoo animals on Monday 25 April in our first ever night time event! Secure your tickets now and you could be dining with Tasmanian Devils, koalas and even alligators, plus Terri, Bindi and...

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Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunity: Name your very own crocodile

8 April 2011

Help us make a difference and support the fight for crocodile conservation. Sponsor this ground-breaking research project and name your very own crocodile! Australia Zoo, in partnership with the University of Queensland and Australia Zoo Wildlife...

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Ranu enjoys his Birthday cake

Birthday Treats for Australia Zoo's Tigers

1 April 2011

Most seven year olds get excited by the idea of eating ice-cream, and Australia Zoo proved today that their Sumatran Tigers are no exception! Celebrating their seventh birthday today, siblings Juma, Ranu and Singha were treated to an ice-cream cake...

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