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Jumbo Celebrations as Tricia Turns 60!

Perth’s pachyderm icon, Tricia the Asian Elephant is celebrating her momentous 60th birthday today with festivities continuing all weekend at Perth Zoo.

Perth celebrates arrival of new Giraffe

A new Giraffe arrived at Perth Zoo today after a three day cross-country journey from Sydney’s Taronga Zoo.

Puan the Sumatran orangutan
Guinness World Record for Perth Zoo orangutan

A Perth Zoo orangutan has been awarded a Guinness World Record for being the oldest. The record has been achieved by ‘Puan’ the matriarch of Perth Zoo’s world famous colony.

Cerro celebrating his 50th birthday eating
Perth Zoo tortoise turns 50

One of Perth Zoo’s oldest residents, ‘Cerro’ the Galapagos Tortoise is turning 50 today. Perth Zoo Keepers are celebrating this momentous occasion with a specially created birthday cake for the tortoise.

Sumatran Orangutan Nyaru being released to the wild
Perth Zoo orangutan released to the wild

Perth Zoo has continued its world leading program for orangutans releasing another critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan born at Perth Zoo into a protected rainforest in Indonesia.

Sumatran Tiger at Perth Zoo
Zoo mourns loss of Sumatran Tiger, Setia

Perth Zoo is saddened by the passing of ‘Setia’, a female Sumatran Tiger, who died yesterday.

A Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo joey at Perth Zoo eating a leaf
Perth Zoo celebrates first tree kangaroo birth in 36 years

Perth Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo joey, the first to be born at the Zoo in 36 years.

Adult Giraffe bending down to kiss the baby Giraffe on the top of the head
Perth Zoo farewells 'the kiss' giraffe

Perth Zoo has farewelled ‘Misha’ the Rothschild Giraffe made globally famous by the iconic image, ‘The Kiss’.

Nyaru the orangutan in the tree
Wild life for Perth Zoo orangutan

A Sumatran Orangutan born at Perth Zoo will be released into a protected rainforest in Indonesia to help the critically endangered species in the wild.

Perth Zoo's African Lion Nelson
Perth Zoo mourns loss of lion, 'Nelson'

Perth Zoo is mourning the passing of ‘Nelson’ the African Lion.