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It's high time we announce... We've had a baby!

Australia Zoo is thrilled to announce the arrival of a female giraffe calf born to mum, Rosie, on Tuesday 14th August at 2:30pm. Rosie has been here at Australia Zoo since 2009 and is a very confident and outgoing giraffe, often leading the herd on the African Savannah.Born...

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Animal Facts - Fact 106 Lizards

Since the arrival of man, introduced animals such as dogs, cats, rats, pigs and the mongoose, as well as habitat destruction have contributed to the decline in numbers of the Rhinoceros Iguana in the wild.

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Homer the Wood Duck

Age: Adult Sex: Male Weight: 730gms Found: With his family in toe, Homer was waddling across the road in Mooloolah Valley, Queensland when they were tragically struck by a car. Transported to:...

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Crikey! Magazine Issue 45

In this issue of Crikey Mag, we're following Robert's photography adventures in South Africa, checking in with an all female anti-poaching unit, celebrating World Wildlife Day and giving readers a behind the scenes exclusive into our newest residents! Subscribe, or extend your subscription, and y...

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Prickles the Short-beaked Echidna

Prickles is a very special little echidna. He was a patient at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital after being found with an eye condition that left him blind. Because of his condition, he was unable to be released into the wild. Prickles loves his home at Australia Zoo and the other echidnas he ...

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RT @wildwarriors: Meet Homer, the handsome wood duck! 🦆 Tragedy struck Homer and his family when they waddled one-by-one across a road. A k…

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