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AUSTRALIA ZOO NEWS

AUGUST - 2009

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Save the Koala this Month!

28 August 2009

Did you know Australia has the worst mammalian extinction rate compared to any other country in the world? What is even more appalling is our national icon - the cute and lovable koala - is fast becoming part of this statistic. We all know koalas...

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A gorgeous Palm Cockatoo

Save the Palm Cockatoo!

25 August 2009

Palm Cockatoos will become locally extinct across many thousands of hectares of the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve if a bauxite mine proposed for that area goes ahead according to the Ranger in Charge of the Reserve, Barry Lyon. "The handsome Palm...

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Minibus gets ready to be a mum

Wombat joey on the way!

20 August 2009

Australia Zoo's wombat keepers have their fingers crossed this week in hope that the Zoo will soon have a new joey Common Wombat to spoil! Our girl Minibus has recently moved to a new enclosure to be with her very cute boyfriend, Tonka. Tonka is a...

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Erin Brockovich joins the fight to Save Steve's Place!

19 August 2009

Terri Irwin will be briefing environmental crusader, Erin Brockovich this week regarding the status of the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve, its environmental significance and the devastating impact that mining would have on vulnerable wildlife and...

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Bindi's boots a bargain at Beerwah's Great Garage Sale!

14 August 2009

Crikey! A pair of Bindi's very own boots is just one of the unique items at the Irwin family's stall at Beerwah's Great Garage Sale, to be held at Australia Zoo this Saturday. The Irwin family's stall, a popular feature of the annual community...

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Becky-jo with Bubbles and Cuddles!

Meet Bubbles and Cuddles

7 August 2009

Australia Zoo's ‘Wandering Wildlife' team would like to introduce their two newest additions... Bubbles and Cuddles! Bubbles is an amazing male Blue and Gold Macaw, and Cuddles is sweet female Scarlett Macaw. These two gorgeous Macaws were...

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Australian Wildlife Hospital wins Master Builders Award!

7 August 2009

The Australian Wildlife Hospital has won a regional award in the Master Builders Sunshine Coast Housing and Construction Awards 2009. The awards recognise those at the forefront of building innovation and excellence in the housing and construction...

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