Runaway tortoise…well not quite, but resident Galapagos Tortoise, ‘Cerro’ certainly got some speed up on a walk through Perth Zoo’s African Savannah.
Fourteen critically endangered tortoise have found a safe haven at Perth Zoo after attempts to smuggle them across international borders.
Perth Zoo’s seven year-old adolescent male orangutan ‘Nyaru’ took a visit to the vets last week and just like every other child, he was not happy about missing his morning snack in preparation for his anesthetic!
The Western Australian Government has expanded breeding efforts at Perth Zoo for Australia’s most endangered reptile, the Western Swamp Tortoise.
Perth Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male White-cheeked Gibbon baby.
Perth Zoo staff have been saddened by the passing of the Zoo’s last remaining Cheetah, ‘Kifani’.
Perth Zoo’s meerkat desert is a hive of activity with a second set of infants welcomed into the world in less than six months.
At 500kg and nearly five metres long, a slight exhibit change for Simmo the Estuarine Crocodile can be quite the difficult task for keepers!
Leaping lemurs! We’ve recently welcomed two critically endangered Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur twins.
Jumbo sized celebrations are planned for Saturday 24th January as Tricia, Perth Zoo’s Asian Elephant matriarch celebrates her 58th birthday.