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We are saddened to announce the passing of Reg,our Red Kangaroo, at Healesville Sanctuary.

Reg was born at Melbourne Zoo in 2003 and joined the mob at the Sanctuary two years later. During his time at the Sanctuary he paired with Rosie and sired five joeys.

He was a much-loved member of the Sanctuary family and he will be dearly...
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yesterday at 23:38. Facebook
How to get everyone together for a group photo… give them food!

Have you visited our Elephant family at Melbourne Zoo recently?
Zoos Victoria
yesterday at 07:41. Facebook
Exciting news! Over 40 Orange-bellied Parrots have hatched at Healesville Sanctuary, making it one of the most bumper breeding seasons yet.

Read the full story at zoo.org.au/news/bumper-breeding-season-at-healesville-sanctuary-
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yesterday at 04:45. Facebook
Think you've got rhythm? Head to Rhythm of Africa at Werribee Open Range Zoo this Saturday to find out!

Activities kick off from 4:30pm with Lamine's Jungle Party before One Africa bring the African beats and traditional Senegalese rhythms from 5:30pm.

Plus there is drumming workshops, hair braiding, African-inspired food and more. Rhythm of Africa is free with general admission, every...
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Zoos Victoria
01/18/2017 at 22:07. Facebook
2017 is the Lunar "Year of the Rooster" and though we may not have any roosters at the Zoo, we certainly have penguins!

But if that's not enough, Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo will all be getting into the festive spirit by hosting special Lunar New Year activities with gorgeous displays of lanterns and decorations.

Celebrate Lunar New Year with friends,...
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01/18/2017 at 03:12. Facebook
Exciting news! The Living End have announced Dan Sultan and The String Sirens as their specials guests at Zoo Twilights 2017.

Their first show is sold out but you can still catch the 'Twangin' at Twilight' performance on Thursday 2 March live at Melbourne Zoo.

Tickets available at [ Po.st Link ]
Zoos Victoria
01/17/2017 at 22:44. Facebook
There are traffic delays even on the savannah.

The Giraffe at Werribee Open Range Zoo love saying hello to visitors. Make sure you jump on board the safari bus on your next visit.

Tours run daily and they are free with general admission!

Zoos Victoria
01/17/2017 at 07:05. Facebook
Joe Camilleri of Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons and Stephen Cummings of The Sports visited Melbourne Zoo's Butterfly House in anticipation for their Zoo Twilights 2017 performance next week!

Tickets are still available at [ Po.st Link ]
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Zoos Victoria
01/16/2017 at 06:38. Facebook
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Thanks to everyone who wished Mali a very Happy Birthday today. She had a great day and loved her birthday cake.

And thank you to ANZ Australia who continue to sponsor Trail of the Elephants at Melbourne Zoo.
Zoos Victoria
01/16/2017 at 03:49. Facebook
Monday + sunshine = afternoon siesta!

Our Koalas at Healesville Sanctuary are enjoying the warm sunshine. Have you seen them in the new Koala Forest yet?
Zoos Victoria
01/16/2017 at 01:18. Facebook
How do you celebrate an elephant birthday? With a celery and lemongrass cake!

Happy 7th Birthday Mali!
Zoos Victoria
01/15/2017 at 21:55. Facebook
Do you have a teenager that wants to become a vet?

Book them in for Vet for a Day at Healesville Sanctuary where they will work alongside our talented team of Vets.

Our first day is sold out, and limited spots remain for 25th January. Find out more and book today: [ Zoo.org.au Link ]
Zoos Victoria
01/15/2017 at 03:10. Facebook
There are only 3 days and limited spots left to let your Kids Go Wild at Melbourne Zoo.

Jump on board the Marine Explorer, come face-to-face with some of our legendary locals or find out how we keep our animals enriched.

These are all new programs for 2017, suitable for primary school students. Find out more at zoo.org.au/kidsgowild
Zoos Victoria
01/15/2017 at 00:38. Facebook
Keeper Kathy captured this great shot of Scimitar-horned Oryx mum, Mahdia, and calf Chad.

Scimitar-horned Oryx are extinct in the wild, so each birth is very important.

Like many other antelope species, Scimitar-horned Oryx mothers protect their calves by hiding them in thick vegetation for the first few weeks, before they become more mobile and start to spend time with the herd.

The young...
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01/14/2017 at 07:04. Facebook
The secret is out! Melbourne Zoo has been opening at 8am, and as visitor Simon recently discovered, it is a great time to see the Red Pandas.

Make the most of summer with an extra hour of zoo time; Melbourne Zoo opens daily at 8am until January 29.

Zoos Victoria
01/14/2017 at 03:31. Facebook
After every meal, you should always wash your paws and face.

Come see what the lions at Werribee Open Range Zoo are getting up to. The Zoo is open until 8:30pm tonight with Rhythm of Africa.

See the animals around the Pula Trail, jump on the safari bus, dance along to live African music and try your hand at some African drumming. Rhythm of Africa kicks off from 4:30pm and is free with...
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01/13/2017 at 21:45. Facebook
Dante the Maremma and Maliki the Alpine Dingo are best of friends!

Keep a look out for these best buds when you visit Healesville Sanctuary.
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01/13/2017 at 03:33. Facebook
We spy with our little eye... Eland calves!

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed the arrival of seven Eland calves, born between 16 November and 14 December 2016.

The youngsters spent the first few weeks off display before venturing into the savannah to meet their neighbours.

The calves have naturally formed their own crèche, hanging out together, with the adults still keeping a close eye...
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Warning: this video content contains Mountain Pygmy-possum mum, Gracie, and her super cute joeys!!
Looking for the Kangaroos at Healesville Sanctuary?

They've moved into a temporary home, a short hop away from their previous home, which is undergoing renovations.

Just head past Sanctuary Harvest Cafe to say hello to them in their 'holiday' home.

The Kangaroos' new home will be opening in December 2017.