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Binturong cub
Perth Zoo Celebrates Binturong Breeding

Perth Zoo is celebrating the birth of two baby Binturong, the first to be bred in the Zoo’s 119 year history.

Ellie Giraffe
Perth Celebrates Arrival of New Female Giraffe

A new giraffe arrived at Perth Zoo today after a four day cross-country journey from Queensland’s Australia Zoo.

Perth Zoo Animals Spring into Spring

The first week of spring has kicked off with Perth Zoo’s animals enjoying a new supply of surprise enrichment items, thanks to a generous donation from a West Australian company.

Perth Zoo Keeper, Bradie, with Gerald from Parks and Wildlife WA
Thirty of Australia’s most endangered reptiles released

Conservation efforts to save one of the nation’s most critically endangered reptiles from extinction reached another milestone today with the release of 30 western swamp tortoises (Pseudemydura umbrina) into Moore River Nature Reserve, north of Perth.

Puppy vet check
Puppy Health Check at Perth Zoo

Eleven endangered African Painted Dog puppies were given their first hands-on health check following their birth in April at Perth Zoo.

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.

Large lioness walking
New Lion Exhibit Opens at Perth Zoo

• First half of Perth Zoo’s expanded African Lion exhibit opens to the public
• Second half will commence construction shortly and include specialised breeding dens

Female lion walking
Big Cat Birthdays at Perth Zoo

There were roars of excitement at Perth Zoo today as Shinyanga the lioness and Jaya the Sumatran Tiger celebrated their big cat birthdays.

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.