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Ready, set....Juma's keen to get stuck into his pie!

Juma the tiger makes Australia Zoo’s contest look as easy as pie!

20 January 2015

Licking his lips and protectively watching over the pie in front of him, it’s clear that Juma the Sumatran Tiger enjoyed the not-so-difficult job of taste-testing the pies for Australia Zoo’s pie-eating contest to be held this...

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Our unique Ivory the kangaroo celebrates her 11th birthday!

13 January 2015

Hop, hop, hooray! Australia Zoo is celebrating a very special birthday this week as our much-loved leucistic kangaroo, Ivory, turns 11 on Thursday! As you can see by the picture, Ivory is not your average looking Eastern Grey Kangaroo. Rather than...

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Meet Stan, the newest inhabitant of Bindi's Island!

Come meet Stan, the newest inhabitant of Bindi’s Island!

30 December 2014

Meet Stan! He's a quintessentially English Ring-tailed Lemur that made the long journey from Colchester Zoo in the UK to live on a tropical island at Australia Zoo. Packing all the essentials for his new life down under but forgetting some important...

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Help us name our new cheeky lemur!

#NameOurLemur on social media to win a Bindi’s Island getaway!

16 December 2014

There's a special little guy that's travelled all the way from the United Kingdom to join his new friends on Bindi's Island these summer holidays. He's outgoing, charming and very-much looking forward to his permanent holiday in tropical paradise,...

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Joe Hockey cuddles up to April the Koala at the G20 International Media Centre.

Koala cuddles: Hot on the agenda at the G20

25 November 2014

While Brisbane rolled out the red carpet for G20 delegates last week, Australia Zoo also extended the welcome from the nearby Sunshine Coast! Thursday saw Australia Zoo staff and animals take a trip to Brisbane, to show off Australia's iconic...

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Courtney Thorpe snuggles up to Oasis in her Miss World Australia costume.

Miss World Australia stops in at Australia Zoo to get cuddly with Oasis the koala

18 November 2014

Miss World Australia Courtney Thorpe joined another one of Australia's "natural beauties" at Australia Zoo last Thursday, popping in to say hello to Oasis, the baby koala named after Oaks' Oasis Resort in Caloundra. Miss Thorpe, an ambassador for...

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Spring into Australia Zoo to see Tulip and Lily our baby giraffe, these school holidays!

9 September 2014

We have not one, but two exciting extras on display these School holidays - our brand new female baby giraffe calves! And the best news? Now they both have a name! Beautiful Tulip and her half-sister Lily will venture out on the African Savannah...

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Some of the croc team jump on Gogo, an 8 ft 1/2 in female crocodile.

Australia Zoo staff jump into a new year of croc research!

2 September 2014

Australia Zoo staff and the Irwin family have made it to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve, jumping straight into croc research and onto some crocs! Joined by Professor Craig Franklin and his team from the University of Queensland, Australia...

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Hunter and Clarence turned one year old on Friday.

Tiger twins celebrate their first birthday with a piñata party!

26 August 2014

Sumatran Tiger twins, Hunter and Clarence, celebrated their first birthday at Australia Zoo last Friday, with piñatas and special guests including Big Brother’s Tim Dormer. The cubs - also affectionately known as Spot and Stripe, their...

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Tulip, Australia Zoo's newest giraffe, is "tall and spectacular" as her name suggests.

Australia Zoo’s baby giraffe ‘Tulip’ is welcomed to the family!

22 July 2014

Australia Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of its second ever giraffe calf, a beautiful baby girl. At 4.30pm AEST on Thursday 10th July, first-time mother Sally gave birth to the gorgeous calf at Australia Zoo on Queensland’s Sunshine...

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