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AUSTRALIA ZOO NEWS

NOVEMBER - 2009

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Please name us!

30 November 2009

Can you guess what these two very cute, but very strange looking creatures are? Here are a few hints. They are from the dense forests of South East Asia, they love fruit and they smell like pop-corn! Still not sure? Introducing Australia Zoo's two...

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Harry, Bonnie and Henry say G'Day to Mal Meninga!

Australia Zoo supports Indigenous employment

27 November 2009

Earlier this month, several Australia Zoo staff attended the annual ‘Former Origin Greats Indigenous Employment Expo'. Organised by the ‘Former Origin Greats' organisation and funded by the Australian Government, the expo provides...

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Smiles for Freddo

25 November 2009

Nature is such a beautiful thing, but it becomes even more exceptional when you see the smiles it brings to people's faces. This is something staff at Australia Zoo are lucky enough to experience on a daily basis. A particular moment that will...

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Remembering Steve...

25 November 2009

Steve Irwin Day 2009 went off like a frog in a sock with thousands of fellow conservationists from around the world joining forces to KHAKI IT and remember the one and only Crocodile Hunter. The celebrations began on November 14 with the annual...

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Terri calls Australia home - officially!

20 November 2009

Terri fell in love with the truest and bluest Aussie that ever lived. Her honeymoon was spent jumping crocs, setting traps and camping out under the stars of Steve's beloved country. It wasn't long before Terri too, fell in love with the rich, rare...

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The Zoo Crew

Australia Zoo joins Queensland Tourism’s Hall of Fame

19 November 2009

Crikey! Australia Zoo was named Major Tourist Attraction for 2009 at the Queensland Tourism Awards held in Brisbane, and now joins the Hall of Fame after receiving the recognition for the third year in a row. The Queensland Tourism Awards...

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Bindi and Robert Irwin named 'Biggest Greenies'

14 November 2009

Crikey! Bindi and Robert Irwin were named 'Biggest Greenies' at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards held in Melbourne last night. The two young Wildlife Warriors were recognized for their conservation efforts and for shining a light on what kids...

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Australian Wildlife Hospital celebrates one year anniversary

13 November 2009

It has been almost one year to the date when staff at Australia's newest and largest wildlife hospital officially celebrated the opening of their brand new facilities. The Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors - Australian Wildlife Hospital will...

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Steve Irwin Day LIVE online!

12 November 2009

Australia Zoo wants Wildlife Warriors around the globe to be part of the fun and celebrations on Steve Irwin Day. So, we're streaming the event LIVE online at www.australiazoo.tv! The live stream kicks-off at 10:30am (AEST) from the Crocoseum where...

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Edge

WWE Superstar to KHAKI IT for Steve Irwin Day

12 November 2009

WWE Superstar Edge will do his part to KHAKI IT this Steve Irwin Day, as he joins Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin in officially opening the celebrations on Sunday 15 November. "We all know there was only one Steve Irwin. I will do what I can to help...

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Khaki Army

Wildlife Warriors around the world fundraise

11 November 2009

To celebrate Steve Irwin Day on 15 November, Wildlife Warriors around the world have started fundraising for Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors conservation projects. From Australia to New York, the UK, New Zealand, Canada and Brazil, people of all...

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Meet our cheeky pandas!

6 November 2009

Meet Yoddah and Pasang, our two very cheeky male Red Pandas. Yoddah and Pasang joined the Zoo family in April this year. Our boys have certainly settled in very well and are great hosts for our daily encounters. Everyday at Australia Zoo, our...

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Briano from the Rescue team.

KHAKI IT tips from the Khaki Army!

6 November 2009

With Steve Irwin Day just around the corner, the Khaki Army at Australia Zoo have put together some simple tips on how you can KHAKI IT and become a Wildlife Warrior! The message is clear for Steve Irwin Day on 15 November - Khaki is more than a...

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Free trip winners!

3 November 2009

The Steve Irwin Day Free Trip competition went off like a frog in a sock! On the final day of voting, there were nearly 40 video entries from all around the globe, all competing for the trip of a lifetime! And every entrant showed Australia Zoo all...

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