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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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Chip snuggles into Shanina Shaik and Australia Zoo keeper Olivia while shooting the Harper's BAZAAR cover.

Chip the koala “shaiks” up the world of fashion on the cover of Harper’s BAZAAR

17 March 2015

Australia Zoo's resident supermodel, Chip the koala, has graced the cover of Harper's BAZAAR Australia this month alongside Victoria's Secret supermodel Shanina Shaik. The 15 month-old koala made her modelling debut in the April issue of BAZAAR...

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Wildlife Hospital’s most long-term patient due for release

24 February 2015

After almost two years of continuous treatment for a debilitating disease, Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital's most long-term patient, Hume the koala, is finally on the road to recovery and release. Hume came to the wildlife hospital in July 2013,...

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Could Vatobe the lemur be your perfect match?

Share the love with our wildlife friends in February!

17 February 2015

If you didn't have a Valentine this year, there's still time to share the love and find your perfect match! From shy and cuddly, to outgoing and playful - we've got a valentine for you that will appreciate you year-round, giving you that warm and...

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Win a WILD date with Tim Dormer this Valentine's Day!

Win a WILD Date with Big Brother’s Tim Dormer at Australia Zoo this Valentine’s Day!

3 February 2015

Visit Australia Zoo this Valentine's Day, purchase a $5 raffle ticket for tiger conservation, and you could be having your WILDEST date yet - with Big Brother's Tim Dormer! This popular TV personality and all-round great guy won the hearts of...

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Ready, set....Juma's keen to get stuck into his pie!

Juma the tiger makes Australia Zoo’s contest look as easy as pie!

20 January 2015

Licking his lips and protectively watching over the pie in front of him, it’s clear that Juma the Sumatran Tiger enjoyed the not-so-difficult job of taste-testing the pies for Australia Zoo’s pie-eating contest to be held this...

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Our unique Ivory the kangaroo celebrates her 11th birthday!

13 January 2015

Hop, hop, hooray! Australia Zoo is celebrating a very special birthday this week as our much-loved leucistic kangaroo, Ivory, turns 11 on Thursday! As you can see by the picture, Ivory is not your average looking Eastern Grey Kangaroo. Rather than...

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Meet Stan, the newest inhabitant of Bindi's Island!

Come meet Stan, the newest inhabitant of Bindi’s Island!

30 December 2014

Meet Stan! He's a quintessentially English Ring-tailed Lemur that made the long journey from Colchester Zoo in the UK to live on a tropical island at Australia Zoo. Packing all the essentials for his new life down under but forgetting some important...

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Help us name our new cheeky lemur!

#NameOurLemur on social media to win a Bindi’s Island getaway!

16 December 2014

There's a special little guy that's travelled all the way from the United Kingdom to join his new friends on Bindi's Island these summer holidays. He's outgoing, charming and very-much looking forward to his permanent holiday in tropical paradise,...

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Joe Hockey cuddles up to April the Koala at the G20 International Media Centre.

Koala cuddles: Hot on the agenda at the G20

25 November 2014

While Brisbane rolled out the red carpet for G20 delegates last week, Australia Zoo also extended the welcome from the nearby Sunshine Coast! Thursday saw Australia Zoo staff and animals take a trip to Brisbane, to show off Australia's iconic...

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