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Happy World Giraffe Day!

22 June 2017

On the 21st of June at 2pm AEST, giraffe enthusiasts Ryan Colbran and Yuka Kobayashi tied the knot and are now celebrating their wedding with family and friends to coincide with World Giraffe Day! In the days leading up to their big day, Ryan and...

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Australia Zoo welcomes its first koala joey of the season!

13 June 2017

Named ‘Macadamia' by the Australian Macadamia Society, this joey is the first of twelve babies born this season at Australia Zoo. Weighing just half a gram and being the size of a jelly bean when first born, Macadamia has spent the past seven...

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Robert's back on Jimmy Fallon!

9 June 2017

Robert talks to Jimmy about the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve and promises to name a crocodile after him! Robert also brings him some adorable animals including a baby kangaroo, a 100-year-old snapping turtle and a pack of baby warthogs. Check out...

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The Australia Zoo Rescue Unit save a kangaroo stuck in a canal!

30 May 2017

The Australia Zoo Rescue Unit were recently called out to a particularly challenging rescue, where a young male kangaroo had fallen into a canal with no escape in sight. The Rescue Unit knew that they had to work quickly, the water levels were...

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DJ the koala returns to the wild!

17 May 2017

At the end of 2016, DJ the koala joey was rescued by an officer of the Queensland Police Service, and brought to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital after being struck by a car. Following major surgery, hours of physiotherapy and plenty of tender...

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This Mother’s Day treat your mum to a day out at Australia Zoo!

9 May 2017

What better way to spend quality time with your mum than by coming along to the Zoo for a wild day out filled with animal encounters and adventure! This Mother's Day we have FREE chocolates upon arrival and FREE morning tea served by the men from...

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An update on Gigi the giraffe!

26 April 2017

Standing out from the crowd in more ways than one, Gigi the giraffe has a striking, dark, contrasting coat and a unique personality that easily sets her apart from the rest of her herd. Growing significantly since she was first born, Gigi now stands...

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Join us this Easter Sunday for an egg-cellent hunt!

11 April 2017

On Sunday the 16th of April, Australia Zoo will be hosting a giant zoo-wide Easter egg hunt - the biggest one in town! Explore the Zoo and gather eggs in exchange for awesome prizes as you meet some incredible wildlife along the way! Australia Zoo...

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These Easter school holidays join Australia Zoo for stacks of holiday fun!

29 March 2017

Come and meet our new male cheetah cub as well as our awesome new snakes. Two remarkable king cobras and two gorgeous eastern diamondback rattlesnakes are the first ever exotic venomous snakes to be housed in Queensland! You can also take on...

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Join us on the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve!

23 March 2017

Check this out! Australia Zoo's expeditions to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve are back! Canon's Colin Baker will be leading a photography trip to the reserve, in search for the perfect shots of the beautiful wildlife and rare plants that can be...

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