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MAY - 2008

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Australia Zoo continues the fight!

29 May 2008

The Land Court today reserved its decision to allow Cape Alumina the right to continue the exploration and drilling of Australia Zoo’s conservation property, Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve.The Court heard a debate over the intended relationship...

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Rescue team member Andrew, climbs to new heights to rescue the injured koala

Rescue Unit reaches new heights!

27 May 2008

Australia Zoo’s Rescue Unit launched into action yet again on Friday and employed some recently acquired tree climbing skills to rescue an injured koala. A recent lesson in scaling trees couldn’t have come sooner for Rescue Unit members,...

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Amanda, Terri, Nic and one of our Tassie Devils raise funds for Black and White Day

It's Black and White!

23 May 2008

Australia Zoo’s four gorgeous Tasmanian Devils took the spotlight last Friday May 16, when Terri, Nature Nic and hundreds of wildlife enthusiasts turned out to support Black and White Day.The annual event was created by nine-year-old Nic...

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Hand massages for mum!

Mum's the word

14 May 2008

Crikey! Mum's were spoilt rotten on Sunday May 11 as they were treated to the wildest Mother's Day on earth here at Australia Zoo!The day was kicked off with a delicious FREE morning tea with FREE muffins, tea, coffee and juice in the...

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Amanda and Jinki

Black and White Day

9 May 2008

It’s black and white: if a Tassie Devil gets the cancer, it dies, but you can help Australia Zoo and Nature Nic raise awareness for the Tassie Devil Friday, May 16.  He’s just nine-years-old, but Nic Bonnitcha, aka Nature Nic is...

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The teams celebrate a great game

Keepers vs. Construction

8 May 2008

A game to remember. On Friday May 2, two teams of rough-tough Australia Zoo men ran on to the freshly cut field at Caloundra Football Club to participate in the annual Slavko Memorial Shield charity football match. The event is a play-off between...

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Bindi: The Jungle Girl

Three Emmy nominations for Bindi!

6 May 2008

She’s the Jungle Girl, a Logie winner, a Wildlife Warrior and now she’s also an Emmy nominee, Bindi has taken America by storm with not one but three Emmy nominations!At just nine-years-old, Bindi has been nominated for...

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Iain (far right) proudly holds up his well-earned trophy!

Iain runs a mile!

5 May 2008

Mooloolaba beach was a sea of athletes on Saturday, April 26, as hundreds turned out to compete in the Mooloolaba Mile; and annual event to raise money for the National Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre. Amongst the crowd was Australia...

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Bindi on-set of Bindi:The Jungle Girl

Bindi wins a Logie!

5 May 2008

Our pint-sized Wildlife Warrior is on cloud nine today after picking up the ‘Logie’ for best new female talent at the 50th TV Week Logie Awards in Melbourne last-night (May 4, 2008). Bindi received the prestigious award for her ABC...

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