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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.

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.