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AUSTRALIA ZOO NEWS

DECEMBER - 2009

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Spend summer with Ben 10 and Bindi!

31 December 2009

Kick-start the new year with Bindi, Ben 10 and a stack of wildlife action at Australia Zoo as we celebrate Summer Down Under! The worlds favourite cartoon superhero, Ben 10, is visiting Australia Zoo from January 12 to January 25 with his awesome...

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Captain Paul Watson with Terri

Steve Irwin fights for whales!

20 December 2009

From the docks of Fremantle, the crew aboard Sea Shepherd's vessel, the Steve Irwin, waved goodbye to hundreds of supporters as they embarked on their sixth whale defense campaign, Operation Waltzing Matilda. Among the crown were avid Sea Shepherd...

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Elephants make a splash!

18 December 2009

Summer has arrived at Australia Zoo and it's not just the animal keepers that work up a sweat this time of year. Our three gorgeous Asian Elephants, Bimbo, Siam and Sabu are also feeling the summer heat! Luckily for our three girls, Australia Zoo's...

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Feeding the echidnas

Calling all Zoo Keepers!

14 December 2009

Wondering how to entertain the kids these school holidays? Why not treat them to an incredible behind-the-scenes, hands-on, wildlife encounter at Australia Zoo! Our ripper, ‘Zoo Keeper for a Day' Christmas holiday program is underway and...

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Bashii enjoys a special ice-block!

Tiger cubs turn two!

11 December 2009

This week Australia Zoo celebrated a massive milestone- our little Sumatran Tiger cubs turned two! It doesn't seem that long ago that we were bottle feeding these cheeky three and able to pick them up with one hand. But now, Bashii, Maneki and...

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Millmerran State School Prep class with Sabu!

Prep class thinks BIG for elephant conservation!

9 December 2009

Australia Zoo's motto is "Conservation through Exciting Education" and the Millmerran State School Prep class are doing just that! After a pet project, the children of Millmerran State School Prep became very interested in wild animals. Visits to...

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Dani and Ashlyn with our cute little echidnas

Our free trip to Australia Zoo!

4 December 2009

To celebrate Steve Irwin Day 2009, Australia Zoo went on the search for Wildlife Warriors around the world. We ran an online video competition asking fellow conservationists how they KHAKI IT everyday to make a difference to wildlife and wild...

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Robert's Jurassic 6th Birthday!

1 December 2009

Crikey! Robert Irwin walked with dinosaurs as Australia Zoo turned prehistoric to celebrate his 6th birthday today. A special delivery of dinosaurs arrived at Australia Zoo for the party of Jurassic proportions, with guests able to experience up...

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