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AUSTRALIA ZOO NEWS

DECEMBER - 2010

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Win an Animal Encounter every day in January!

31 December 2010

Crikey! Australia Zoo would like to wish you a Happy New Year by giving you the chance to win an amazing hands-on animal experience. You and a friend could be lucky enough to fall in love with our Spiky Little Echidnas; cuddle up close with our...

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Kids Alive during Summer Down Under

27 December 2010

Laurie Lawrence entertains and educates kids at Australia Zoo. Crikey! When the weather warms up at Australia Zoo, our tigers, otters, elephants and echidnas take to their pools to cool down. So, in the spirit of Summer Down Under - Australia Zoo's...

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What do Camels Want for Christmas?

23 December 2010

Ester and Delilah, Australia Zoo's eighteen month old camels got a new home for Christmas! Now everyone can come and visit. Ester and Delilah are now living in the Outback Orange Territory at Australia Zoo (across the way from Kids Zoo) in a ripper...

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Japanese Lifesavers have an Ultimate Aussie Experience

23 December 2010

Visiting Japanese lifesavers had the time of their lives when they got up close to Australian wildlife while visiting Australia Zoo last week. Members of the Japanese Shimoda Life Saving Club are visiting Australia as part of a lifesaving and surf...

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Bashii the Tiger gets his Christmas Presents Early

21 December 2010

Christmas came early for Bashii, one of Australia Zoo's resident Sumatran Tigers yesterday. Three year old, Sumatran Tiger Bashii, came to Australia Zoo at only three months of age, along with his sisters Maneki and Kaitlyn. Born in Indonesia, he...

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A New Member of our Elephant Herd

16 December 2010

As the newest and only female member of the elephant department at Australia Zoo, (besides our three lovely elephants of course) Sally not only has to keep three elephants in line, but also keep the boys in line too! Sally joined the elephant...

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Positive Signs for Koala Joey Frodo

14 December 2010

It has been over a month since Frodo the female koala joey came into care at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital after a member of the public at Jimna near Kenilworth contacted the Australia Zoo Rescue Unit reporting an injured koala joey on Friday...

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Khaki It! School Challenge Winner - Strathpine State School

10 December 2010

Congratulations to Strathpine State School who were recently named winners of Australia Zoo's 2010 Khaki It! School Challenge. Strathpine State School Teacher, Helen Hamill, heard about the challenge through an education workshop at Australia Zoo...

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Pixie the Rainbow Lorikeet

Pixie - Not Just a Pretty Face

9 December 2010

Pixie was the first Rainbow Lorikeet to be born at Australia Zoo in 2010, from parents Starburst and Pez. With her beautiful nature, she has quickly become one of the favourites for getting scratches and cuddles from all the Bird Show...

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Summer Down Under at Australia Zoo

The Coolest Place to be this Summer

8 December 2010

Summer is here and Australia Zoo is set to be the coolest place to be, with more action and live entertainment than you can poke a stick at, including Bindi's brand new show! Yep, that's right, be one of the first people to rock away in the...

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Khaki It! School Challenge Winner - Strathpine State School

7 December 2010

Congratulations to Strathpine State School who were recently named winners of Australia Zoo's 2010 Khaki It! School Challenge. Strathpine State School Teacher, Helen Hamill, heard about the challenge through an education workshop at Australia Zoo,...

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Adopt a Joey

Bring a Wild Child Into Your Family

2 December 2010

Australia Zoo recently welcomed into the world some amazing baby animals; Wendy, the cutest wombat you will ever see; Milo, our precious little adventurous koala boy; Willow and April, snuggly little koala girls; and Franklin and Rex, our adorable,...

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