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Dr. Amber and the Toby from the Rescue Unit releasing Rian

Rian the koala returns home to North Stradbroke Island

17 March 2012

Almost six months after suffering horrific burns in a bushfire, Rian the koala has been released back into the wild. The tiny marsupial was rescued by the Australia Zoo Rescue Unit from high up in a tree on North Stradbroke Island in October last...

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Ahhhh, this is the life!

9 little joeys and counting!

10 March 2012

Crikey it's that time of the year again.... Time to start seeing little baby koalas! The breeding season for koalas in Queensland runs from September to March with reports of joeys being born as late as April. Breeding for koalas is not quite what...

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Scientific Name: Elephas maximus sumatranus

Continued deforestation moves the IUCN to list the Sumatran Elephant as critically endangered

3 March 2012

As Asian Elephants continue to face threats in the wild, their population has dwindled to the point that the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed the Sumatran sub-species of Asian Elephant as critically endangered. There...

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