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Our Warrior

30 June 2008

They are the fastest land mammal on earth, but the Cheetah is fast running out of time with an estimated 9000 to 12,000 Cheetah remaining in the wild. The Cheetah is critically endangered is some parts of Africa and could become extinct if we do not...

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A gorgeous setting for any event

Events on Whale One

27 June 2008

Check this out! Steve’s Whale One transformed into a ripper floating party for a fundraising event hosted by Australia Zoo’s very own chaplain, Kerry Evans.During the day it is the Sunshine Coast’s only whale watching vessel, but...

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Jeremy announces the winner of the sand sculpture competition

Australia Zoo makes a splash!

25 June 2008

The Australia Zoo promo team made a splash at Mooloolaba beach on Sunday (June 22) to celebrate the official launch of the 2008 Whale Season for Steve's Whale One!Despite cool south westerlies, hundreds of whale enthusiasts came from far and...

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Our Cheetah is easily distracted by some yummy tuna ice-block!

Kung Fu Cheetah!

24 June 2008

On Saturday June 21, two of Australia Zoo’s cheeky Cheetah made their way to the Birch Carroll and Coyle Sunshine Plaza Cinemas, Maroochydore to raise awareness and much needed funds for the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Cheetah conservation...

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Cheetah at Kung Fu Panda!

16 June 2008

Kung Fu your way to a better world for cheetahs and join us at Birch Carroll and Coyle to see of Australia Zoo’s gorgeous cheetah up-close at the premiere screening of Kung Fu Panda, June 21!Guests will be treated to a WILD experience with an...

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Bindi celebrates with Jamie Durie

CRIKEY! Bindi won an Emmy!

16 June 2008

With only weeks until she turns double digits, Bindi has achieved more than most will ever accomplish in their lifetime.Coming only weeks after winning a prestigious LOGIE award, Bindi has now taken the US by storm and won a coveted Emmy award for...

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One brave guest stays cool as a cucumber in bed with a python!

A WILD Queen's Birthday!

9 June 2008

A little rain did not deter hundreds of royal visitors from prancing in to Australia Zoo for our delightful Queen's Birthday celebration, June 9, 2008.Guests were spoiled rotten with delicious muffins, the finest chocolates and stacks of royal...

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Wes,Fatty the Echidna with Robert McCallum and his wife Mary McCallum

What do Australia Zoo and Harrison Ford have in common?

5 June 2008

Harrison Ford and US Ambassador join forces with Australia Zoo on World Environment DayAustralia Zoo has  been presented with messages of support for its crusade against wildlife trafficking in time for World Environment Day this week.United...

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Asian Elephants play in the water

A fight to save the Asian Elephant

4 June 2008

There is likely to be no more then 30,000 elephants left in the forest of Asia, compared to over 100,000 just 100 years ago.In a distressing but educational presentation last Wednesday May 28, Australia Zoo’s Senior Big Cat Handler Giles Clark...

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