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Party of the Era as Robert Turns 7!

26 November 2010

Crikey! Our chip off the ol' block, Robert Irwin, is turning seven! Australia Zoo is throwing a mammoth party and to help Robert celebrate, all kids will receive free entry on Wednesday 1 December! In true Australia Zoo style, Robert's birthday...

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Are Elephants Afraid of Mice?

25 November 2010

Elephants have always had the reputation of being frightened of small animals. Everyone has heard the stories of elephants running away from mice, but is this actually true? Everyday of the year, our three resident Asian Elephants; Siam, Sabu and...

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Koala Joey 'Frodo' Update 19 Nov

19 November 2010

Frodo has undergone two series of surgery in an attempt to remove pellets from her body. Dr Amber Gillett was able to remove seven pellets from various parts of her body, one of which was located in the skull throughout the two surgeries. On Friday...

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Steve Irwin Day at Australia Zoo was a Little Beauty!

18 November 2010

Guests and Zoo Crew alike had a fabulous time celebrating the life and legacy of the original Wildlife Warrior, Steve Irwin on the fourth annual Steve Irwin Day, held at Australia Zoo on Monday 15 November 2010. Gates opened at 8am, letting...

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The 'Star' of Our Free Flight Bird Show

18 November 2010

Star is one of our resident Red-Tailed Black Cockatoos and is a pioneer of the Australia Zoo Bird Show. She's generally known as the queen bee around the Zoo and has been performing in the Crocoseum since the show first began back in 2005. Star...

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Terri leads Australia Zoo to Management Excellence

13 November 2010

Terri Irwin's leadership of internationally-renowned tourism icon Australia Zoo has been recognised at the Queensland Management Excellence Awards held in Brisbane last night, where she was named Owner Manager of the Year. As owner and director of...

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Update on Koala Joey Frodo

12 November 2010

On Friday 5 November a late night call was received by the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital from a member of the public near Kenilworth reporting an injured koala joey. The koala joey was transported to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital by the...

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Occa, a Star with a Conscience

11 November 2010

One of the stars of the stage at Australia Zoo, Occa our Sulpur-Crested Cockatoo, regularly visits the Royal Brisbane Children's Hospital, bringing joy to those children in need. We all know Occa, the Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo, is a star of the...

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Hollywood and Khaki Collide for Steve Irwin Day Celebrations

10 November 2010

Join Australia Zoo as we KHAKI IT for conservation! Crikey! Australia Zoo is set to go off like a frog in a sock to celebrate Steve Irwin Day with the help of some famous friends. Actors Magda Szubanski and Beau Bridges will join Terri, Bindi and...

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Koala joey Frodo shot and clinging to life

8 November 2010

On Friday 5 November a late night call was received by the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital from a member of the public near Kenilworth reporting an injured koala joey. The koala joey had been found next to its mother who had died from apparent...

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Rhino Iguanas Get a New Home

4 November 2010

The Rhino Iguanas at Australia Zoo are in for a treat. They have a brand new home! With spring well and truly here, it's starting to warm up again and the reptiles at Australia Zoo are coming out and getting active. Unlike reptiles, who quiet down,...

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Beerwah Schools Khaki It in the lead up to Steve Irwin Day

4 November 2010

With Steve Irwin Day 2010 just around the corner, two Beerwah schools have shown what the phrase ‘Khaki It' is all about! Beerwah State Primary School and Beerwah State High School are leading the way in conservation. A year two class at...

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Meet Wendy the Wombat Joey

1 November 2010

The Australia Zoo is proud to welcome 'Wendy the Wombat', who has recently come out from her mother's pouch and is now out and about at Australia Zoo. It all started back in January of this year. It was just an average day here at Australia Zoo for...

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