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Cassowary chick
Living dinosaur hatches at Perth Zoo

Perth Zoo has welcomed a living dinosaur, with the arrival of a Southern Cassowary chick which has hatched out just in time for the school holidays.

Perth Zoo lion visiting the Zoo vet dept dentist
Dental work on a lion

The king of Perth Zoo’s jungle, ‘Mandela’ the African Lion will get a full dental check up and assistance with some broken teeth at Perth Zoo today.

A Radiated Tortoise next to lush, strappy plants.
Tortoise taken from Perth Zoo

A critically endangered tortoise has been stolen from Perth Zoo on Monday evening.

Elephant Kiss Painting from Perth Zoo
Wild Valentine's gifts

Treat your special someone in the wildest way possible this Valentine’s Day by delighting them to an elephant trunk kiss painting.

Tricia the elephant receiving her birthday cake
Jumbo sized birthday celebrations for Tricia the Asian Elephant

Jumbo sized celebrations are planned for Sunday 24th January as Tricia, Perth Zoo’s Asian Elephant matriarch celebrates her 59th birthday.

Perth Zoo keeper talking to visitors in Amazonia
Amazing Amazonia opens at Perth Zoo

Visitors to Perth Zoo these school holidays will be amongst the first to explore a new precinct, ‘Amazonia’, home to some amazing animals from the South American Amazon.

Western Ground Parrot
Loss of critically endangered Western Ground Parrots

Perth Zoo is saddened to announce the death of the two Western Ground Parrots which were recently transferred to the Zoo from the wild.

Wild Christmas for Perth Zoo keeper

Perth Zoo Keeper Stephen Catwell is set to have a wild Christmas as he cares round the clock for a Western Brush-wallaby joey.

Fostered penguin being hand raised
Fostered penguin thrives at Perth Zoo

Perth Zoo staff have hand raised a Little Penguin to ensure its valuable wild genetics are not lost to a breeding program which helps safeguard a future for this Western Australian species.

A Galapagos Tortoise eating a watermelon cake for Christmas
Wild Christmas at Perth Zoo

Christmas arrived a week early for Perth Zoo’s elephants, Galapagos Tortoise and lemurs who woke to find festive treats throughout their exhibits.