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Tricia Receives Specially Designed Blanket for Winter

Perth Zoo’s elderly Asian Elephant, Tricia has started wearing a jumbo sized blanket just in time for the winter solstice, to help keep her warm as the temperature drops.

Sumatran Orangutan Puan, looking to the side. Photo by Derick Smith
Perth Zoo Farewells Oldest Sumatran Orangutan in the World

Perth Zoo has farewelled ‘Puan’ the oldest Sumatran Orangutan in the world.

Photo by Alex Cearns
Perth Zoo Celebrates World Otter Day With a Litter of Pups

In celebration of World Otter Day, Perth Zoo’s newest litter of four Asian Small-clawed Otter pups were given their first veterinary check today.

tree kangaroo sitting on branch with joey in pouch
Perth Zoo Welcomes A Tree Kangaroo Joey

Perth Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo joey, named ‘Suli’.

Photo by Alex Asbury
Easter Fun for Perth Zoo Animals

Perth Zoo’s animals enjoyed an early Easter treat with specially made, colourful papier mache eggs, filled with surprises.

Photo by Alex Asbury and Alex Cearns
Jumbo Celebrations for Perth Zoo Matriarchs

Perth Zoo is celebrating birthday milestones for two of its oldest residents today, ‘Tricia’ the Asian Elephant and ‘Puan’ the Sumatran Orangutan.

African Painted Dog. Photo by Alex Asbury
Christmas Surprises for Perth Zoo's Animals

Christmas came early for Perth Zoo’s animals today who enjoyed festive treats as part of the Zoo’s regular enrichment program.

Numbat collaring
Perth Zoo Numbats Prepare for Wild Release

Ten of the nineteen numbats born this year at Perth Zoo were fitted with radio collars today ahead of being released into the wild within Australia’s second largest feral cat-free area.

Coati with pumpkin
Halloween Enrichment for Animals at Perth Zoo

The spookiest occasion of the year is also one of the most interesting for the animals at Perth Zoo, as they are treated to Halloween themed enrichment activities.

Rhino standing next to big 30
Big Birthday for Two Tonne Heavy Weight

A big birthday bash was held for Perth Zoo heavy weight, ‘Memphis’ the Southern White Rhinoceros who turned 30 today.

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