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AUSTRALIA ZOO NEWS

FEBRUARY - 2010

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Hip hip hooray - Queto turns six!

28 February 2010

Birds around the Zoo were squawking to the tune of ‘Happy Birthday' this week, to mark our cheeky macaw's special milestone. Queto, the Blue-and-gold Macaw, celebrated his sixth birthday on Saturday with all his favourite feathered...

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Meet the wildlife!

Want the WILDEST classroom on earth?

18 February 2010

Australia Zoo's Education Crew would like to invite teachers from far and wide to our inaugural Education Workshop! The event will showcase our very own ‘Crikey! Curriculum' products and educational resources, giving you an exclusive sneak...

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Tigers need your help to survive.

Celebrate 2010 - Year of the Tiger. Let's make sure it's not their last.

18 February 2010

They are the biggest of the big cats, the ultimate silent hunter and a cultural icon. 2010 is the Year of the Tiger; a time to celebrate one of the most majestic animals on earth. But as we enter the new year, sadness dawns upon us as we realise...

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Bindi Irwin with Minka the Green Sea Turtle

Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin fundraise to assist turtles

11 February 2010

Wildlife Warriors Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin saw the results of their novel fundraising efforts put into action when they released a rehabilitated Green Sea Turtle off the Sunshine Coast yesterday, and will now monitor the turtle's activities via...

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Meryl puts on a brave face

Koala Meryl returns to the wild

10 February 2010

Despite losing her beautiful joey Doug, our brave koala mum Meryl, has been successfully released back to the wild. Meryl was admitted to the Australian Wildlife Hospital three weeks ago, together with her joey Doug, for treatment to injuries as a...

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Briano and Kado help and injured turtle

Watch the Rescue Unit in action!

4 February 2010

Steve and Terri Irwin were born into families of wildlife rescuers! In the beginning, Australia Zoo was made up of animals which had been rescued by the Irwin's and unable to be released back into the wild. Today, Australia Zoo has its very own...

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Manu and DJ

Life as a Rhino keeper- the best job in the world!

4 February 2010

Life as a rhino keeper is pretty amazing. Caring for these massive mammals takes a lot of dedication and hard work. But at the end of the day, we are rewarded with lots of love and affection from one of the most magnificent animals in the...

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