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The sad plight of too many koalas

It's a hard life for dwindling koala populations

23 September 2011

Although we're understandably over the moon at the opening of our new African exhibit, focus was brought back to the plight of one of our native species this week as an Australian Senate inquiry into the decline of koala numbers across Australia...

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2011 Maggie Awards

Crikey! Mag In The Running for Top Gong

19 September 2011

It's time to get voting! Our very own Crikey Magazine has recently been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2011 Maggies, the annual Australian magazine cover awards.The March 2011 edition, featuring a very cute Robert balancing a lizard on his nose,...

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Africa in Queensland!

Africa is open!

16 September 2011

It has been years in designing, planning and building, but the wait is finally over...Africa has now opened in your backyard, and it's as wild as life gets! Saturday, September 17, marks the official opening of Australia Zoo's new exhibit Africa,...

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Rhino visit the new African savannah for the first time

8 September 2011

Australia Zoo's Rhino herd has had their first run around the new savannah in time for the opening of Africa later this month. The rhinos were taken onto the plains for a sneak peek of what will grow to be Australia Zoo's largest exhibit, and will...

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Expanding the Elephant Department

7 September 2011

If you've ever been to Australia Zoo, you'll agree that one of the best parts of the Zoo is South East Asia (not that we're biased!). South East Asia at the Zoo is home to our Sumatran Tigers, Bengal Tigers, Asian Elephants and more recently two...

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Giraffe have a tall view of Africa

2 September 2011

Australia Zoo's three resident giraffe ventured their long legs onto the plains of our new savannah in time for the opening of Africa, little over a couple of weeks away now! Forrest, being the confident leader of the three, guided Penny and Rosie...

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