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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.

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.