An eight-month-old wombat joey has been receiving round the clock care from two of Perth Zoo’s vet nurses who have been acting as surrogate mums.
• Further consultation is now underway on rehabilitator licence and fee structure
• A recent court case regarding the inhumane treatment of a wombat demonstrates the need for wildlife rehabilitator licences
Three rare otter pups born in late December were given their first hands-on veterinary check today at Perth Zoo.
Fifteen Numbats born at Perth Zoo were fitted with radio collars today to prepare for their upcoming release into the wild.
• Perth Zoo’s completed lion breeding facility officially opens
• Two new lionesses arrived at Perth Zoo
The spookiest day of the year was also one of the most engaging for the animals at Perth Zoo as they were treated to Halloween-themed enrichment activities.
Critically endangered Sumatran Tiger, ‘Jaya’ was given a thorough health check by Perth Zoo vets today.
Life-sized dinosaurs have joined the animals at Perth Zoo to help raise awareness about species extinction.
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.
Perth Zoo has farewelled ‘Puan’ the oldest Sumatran Orangutan in the world.