Australia Zoo News



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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Arlo and Australia Zoo Tigers and Conservation Manager, Giles Clark, with Clarence the tiger cub.

Arlo reunites with Australia Zoo tiger cubs outside Children's Hospital

15 July 2014

Five year-old Arlo is almost unrecognisable from the little boy in the Brisbane Royal Children's Hospital six months ago, yet Australia Zoo's tiger cubs remembered him. Now in remission, Arlo and his family came to Australia Zoo last week to once...

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Dr Melanie Panayiotou checks out a cheetah in her running gear, ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Australia Zoo’s Vet Mel leads wildly exciting life

8 July 2014

Melanie Panayiotou is as speedy and intelligent as the cheetah she takes care of. As Australia Zoo's veterinarian, she's busy treating 1200 animals, writing papers on new research, and training for the Commonwealth Games! Australia Zoo's head vet...

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Robert the red panda is excited for Bindi's 16th birthday onesie party!

We take 5 with Bindi Irwin ahead of her 16th birthday

1 July 2014

As Bindi Irwin nears the edge of sweet sixteen, Australia Zoo prepares to hold the country’s biggest jungle onesie party for her birthday. Opening its gates to children for free, July 24 will see guests to the zoo enjoy amazing wildlife,...

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Calling all explorers to Australia Zoo these school holidays!

24 June 2014

Crikey, kids! We’ll be searching for buried treasure all around Australia Zoo these winter school holidays – and everyone’s invited! Pick up your treasure map on admission and embrace your inner explorer by following the clues...

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Australia Zoo’s Predictaroo shares her World Cup tips on Twitter!

17 June 2014

She's jumping leaps and bounds in the popularity stakes since taking up her new role as Twitter Australia's official World Cup animal oracle, but Australia Zoo's Flopsy is still the down-to-earth Sunshine Coast kangaroo she's always been! The...

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RAA's big cats get behind tiger conservation

10 June 2014

Bravery, agility, tenacity – these are all qualities embodied by two types of tigers who bonded over a recent visit to Australia Zoo. Sixty-seven soldiers from the Royal Australian Artillery’s 105 Battery 1st regiment, also known as...

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The 2013 Croc Research Team during last year's trip.

The Irwin family gear up for more croc research!

2 June 2014

They’re judicious thinkers, protective and loving parents, and affectionate partners. And with incredible homing systems and links to our long-distance past – it’s no wonder the Irwin family are already getting excited about the...

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Batman meets his biggest fan, alongside Australia Zoo keepers and their animals.

Australia Zoo joins forces with superheroes to make sick kids smile!

27 May 2014

What's that saying about children and animals? Well believe it or not, our Australia Zoo keepers do both - making a special trip to Brisbane's Royal Children's Hospital once a month in order to create some smiles. Last week's visit saw the...

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Michael Buble and his wife Luisana Lopilato met April the koala recently.

Michael Buble enjoys a family day out at Australia Zoo!

20 May 2014

Amidst a busy world tour and his role as a new dad, Michael Buble managed to squeeze in a day trip to Australia Zoo for Mother's Day! Joined by his wife, Argentinean model and actress Luisana Lopilato, as well as his parents and young son - Buble...

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