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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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Courtney Thorpe snuggles up to Oasis in her Miss World Australia costume.

Miss World Australia stops in at Australia Zoo to get cuddly with Oasis the koala

18 November 2014

Miss World Australia Courtney Thorpe joined another one of Australia's "natural beauties" at Australia Zoo last Thursday, popping in to say hello to Oasis, the baby koala named after Oaks' Oasis Resort in Caloundra. Miss Thorpe, an ambassador for...

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Spring into Australia Zoo to see Tulip and Lily our baby giraffe, these school holidays!

9 September 2014

We have not one, but two exciting extras on display these School holidays - our brand new female baby giraffe calves! And the best news? Now they both have a name! Beautiful Tulip and her half-sister Lily will venture out on the African Savannah...

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Some of the croc team jump on Gogo, an 8 ft 1/2 in female crocodile.

Australia Zoo staff jump into a new year of croc research!

2 September 2014

Australia Zoo staff and the Irwin family have made it to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve, jumping straight into croc research and onto some crocs! Joined by Professor Craig Franklin and his team from the University of Queensland, Australia...

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Hunter and Clarence turned one year old on Friday.

Tiger twins celebrate their first birthday with a piñata party!

26 August 2014

Sumatran Tiger twins, Hunter and Clarence, celebrated their first birthday at Australia Zoo last Friday, with piñatas and special guests including Big Brother’s Tim Dormer. The cubs - also affectionately known as Spot and Stripe, their...

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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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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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Tiger triplets turn ten!

1 April 2014

Balloons, ice-cream cake and whipped cream - Australia Zoo's beautiful Sumatran tigers like to celebrate their birthday like any other ten year old! Tiger triplets Singha, Ranu and Juma celebrated a very special milestone on April 1. Not only was...

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