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Dinosaurs take over Australia Zoo for the launch of Jurassic World!

26 May 2015

Don't know your Deinosuchus from your Australovenator? Don't worry - we've got it covered these school holidays at Australia Zoo when you join us for our Jurassic Dinosaur Hunt! To celebrate the cinema release of JURASSIC WORLD, Australia Zoo is...

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Hume the koala’s long-awaited climb to freedom

19 May 2015

After two years of continuous treatment for a debilitating disease, Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital's most long-term patient, Hume the koala, was finally released back into the wild last week. The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital team who has...

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Croc on the loose: help us #CaptureCameron!

12 May 2015

Australia Zoo has got a 1 tonne, 8.23 metre saltwater crocodile by the name of Cameron that’s on the loose, and they’re calling for families to help capture him in May! It’s not going to be easy given his size – so Australia...

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Let mum run WILD this Mother's Day at Australia Zoo!

5 May 2015

All mum really wants this Mother's Day is just a chance to let her hair down and run wild, even if only for one day in a year. Give her that (while treating the rest of the family in the process) and come join us for our Mother's Day event at...

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Hunter and Clarence, also known as Spot and Stripe.

Australia Zoo’s tigers earn their stripes with Australian release of Tigers About the House

28 April 2015

Australia’s most-loved tiger cubs Hunter and Clarence (also known by their nicknames Spot and Stripe) are due to hit Australian TV screens this week, as Channel Nine’s multi-channel GEM shares the BBC2 documentary Tigers About the...

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Will you take part in the "Wombats" 2km run?

Take a walk (or run) on the wild side!

21 April 2015

Australia Zoo is opening its gates early on Sunday May 3 for a fun run like no other, as guests venture through the zoo at dawn. Running or walking past a bunch of early-risers like our rhinos and our zebras, Run on the Wild Side participants can...

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You're invited to dinner with the Irwin family and their wildlife!

14 April 2015

This year’s Dine with the Wildlife guest list has a few extra special additions, and they may not be who you expected! Australia Zoo’s cheetahs, dingoes and koalas are just some of the special guests joining the Irwin family at the...

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Dexter and Tallow make the big move to koala pre-school!

6 April 2015

Australia Zoo's youngest koala joeys, Tallow and Dexter, made the big move away from their mums last week as they prepare for koala pre-school! The brave one year-old joeys moved into their new home near Australia Zoo's Crocoseum, where they'll now...

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Update on Speartooth Shark Research – Wenlock River March 2015

1 April 2015

Australia Zoo has been researching the critically endangered Speartooth Shark Glyphis glyphis in the Wenlock and Ducie Rivers since 2012, in collaboration with the University of Queensland and CSIRO. These rivers, which bound the Steve Irwin...

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Irwins, buried treasure, and the Easter Binturong at Australia Zoo these holidays!

31 March 2015

Well you’ve heard of the Easter Bunny, and likely the Easter Bilby, but have you heard of the Easter Binturong? Also known as a “bearcat”, the binturong is a beautiful animal native to South-East Asia. With his long white...

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