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MAY - 2010

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The RAAF Engineering Training Flight with Tonka!

RAAF Engineers support conservation!

27 May 2010

In April 2010, members of the Royal Australian Air force (RAAF) Engineering Training Flight visited Australia Zoo to show their support for wildlife by adopting one of our cheeky Common Wombats, Tonka. The RAAF engineers from Amberly were inspired...

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The Zoo crew are set to celebrate QLD!

Roving wildlife and fun freebies for Queensland Day!

26 May 2010

We reckon Queensland is the greatest state in Australia to call home. And to celebrate, Australia Zoo is attending the RACQ Big BBQ in Roma Street Parklands on Sunday June 6 - Queensland Day! Don't miss the Australia Zoo Crew performing with...

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Bindi and Rafael

Rafael sighting in time for World Turtle Day

23 May 2010

A sighting of three-flippered Loggerhead Turtle, Rafael, has come just in time for Australia Zoo's Rescue Unit, ahead of World Turtle Day on Sunday.The Rescue Unit received a report that a dive instructor had seen a Loggerhead Turtle with three...

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Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Appeals Manager, Murray Munro, congratulates the team on their win and accepts the cheque on behalf of Wildlife Warriors.

Wide Bay Crocs rule!

20 May 2010

The Wide Bay Crocs, sponsored for the 10th year by Australia Zoo, were the winners of the 2010 Queensland Police Rugby League State Championships. Taking out the title against the Brisbane Bulldogs, this is the team's first championship win since...

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Meet Rosie!

And the winning name is...

16 May 2010

Australia Zoo is excited to announce the name of our gorgeous giraffe...Rosie! Selected by Terri, Bindi and Robert, Rosie is a perfect fit for this quiet, and much loved young girl. Terri said the new name was fitting in several ways. "We liked...

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Meet our new mum Minibus!

Australia Zoo to hear the pitter-patter of wombat paws!

9 May 2010

As Australia Zoo prepares to celebrate our mothers, keepers at the Zoo are getting the nursery ready for the arrival of our first wombat joey in almost five years! Fifteen-year-old Common Wombat Minibus has given birth to her second joey, which will...

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Amanda, Terri and Nature Nic with one of our cheeky devils!

It's Black and White

9 May 2010

Tasmanian Devils are disappearing at alarming rate - they need our help to survive. As little as ten years ago Tasmanian devils were considered to be common, abundant and secure in Tasmania. Today, approximately 1,500 devils remain in the wild,...

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If you think I'm cute - you should see my mum!

4 May 2010

There is nothing cuter than a joey koala. There- we said it! They're just so gosh-darn adorable! With their fluffy little ears, and perfect little paws; joey koalas are in a cuteness league of their own. But behind every ball of fluff, is one...

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