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Carnaby's Cockatoo eating seeds
Perth Zoo Vets Give Injured Cockatoo New Wings

Perth Zoo’s vets have given an injured bird a new lease on life with feather implants.

Tree Kangaroo with joey in pouch.
Perth Zoo Welcomes a Second Tree Kangaroo Joey

Perth Zoo has celebrated the birth of an endangered Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo, the second joey to be born at the Zoo since 1980.

Statement from the Zoo and Aquarium Association, Australasia

Commenting on Perth Zoo's animal care and welfare standards, the Executive Director of the Australasian Zoo and Aquarium Association, Chris Hibbard said:

"I can confirm that Perth Zoo has successfully been assessed under the rigorous ZAA Positive Welfare Accreditation program and is a Full Institutional Member of the Association, which is the peak body for zoos and aquariums in Australasia.

Tricia the Asian Elephant with Keeper at Perth Zoo.
Perth Zoo Has a Long Track-Record of Caring For Elephants

Perth Zoo has today rejected criticism about the care of elephants involved in its Exercise for Elephants program.

elephant sitting on grass
Jumbo Celebrations as Tricia Turns 60!

Perth’s pachyderm icon, Tricia the Asian Elephant is celebrating her momentous 60th birthday today with festivities continuing all weekend at Perth Zoo.

Report finds Lower Chittering site ideal for open range zoo

Animals such as elephants, bears, lions, pygmy hippopotamuses, baboons and giraffes; and a unique Australian animal experience could be part of the open range zoo being planned for Lower Chittering, Premier and Tourism Minister Colin Barnett said today.

Perth celebrates arrival of new Giraffe

A new Giraffe arrived at Perth Zoo today after a three day cross-country journey from Sydney’s Taronga Zoo.

Puan the Sumatran orangutan
Guinness World Record for Perth Zoo orangutan

A Perth Zoo orangutan has been awarded a Guinness World Record for being the oldest. The record has been achieved by ‘Puan’ the matriarch of Perth Zoo’s world famous colony.

Cerro celebrating his 50th birthday eating
Perth Zoo tortoise turns 50

One of Perth Zoo’s oldest residents, ‘Cerro’ the Galapagos Tortoise is turning 50 today. Perth Zoo Keepers are celebrating this momentous occasion with a specially created birthday cake for the tortoise.

Sumatran Orangutan Nyaru being released to the wild
Perth Zoo orangutan released to the wild

Perth Zoo has continued its world leading program for orangutans releasing another critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan born at Perth Zoo into a protected rainforest in Indonesia.

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