Skip to main content
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.

Asian Elephant Calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Elephant Calf Sired by Perth Zoo Bull Heralds New Era for Regional Program

An Asian Elephant calf born in NSW has been sired by Perth Zoo bull, ‘Putra Mas’.

WA Environment Minister meeting a Perth Zoo Numbat
Royal Gift for Perth Zoo numbats

• Numbats honoured in Royal birth celebrations
• $10,000 contribution to be given to Perth Zoo to support ongoing numbat conservation and research

Photo by Alex Asbury
Perth Zoo Celebrates Giraffe Calf

A female giraffe calf born at Perth Zoo was introduced to the public today, after a few weeks adjusting to her environment behind the scenes.

Baby Red Panda being held by carers
Perth Zoo Welcomes Red Panda Cub as Pandas are Rescued Overseas

Perth Zoo’s new Nepalese Red Panda cub was given its first health check today as an Australian conservation organisation helped rescue six Red Pandas being trafficked across international borders.

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.

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.

Pages