Skip to main content
White-cheeked Gibbon newborn clinging to mum
Critically Endangered White-cheeked Gibbon born at Perth Zoo

Perth Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male White-cheeked Gibbon baby.

Perth Zoo Cheetah Kifani
Zoo saddened by the passing of 'Kifani' the Cheetah

Perth Zoo staff have been saddened by the passing of the Zoo’s last remaining Cheetah, ‘Kifani’.

Meerkat kits born at Perth Zoo
More Meerkats for Perth Zoo's mob

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.

Simmo the crocodile underwater
Simmo's summer spruce-up

At 500kg and nearly five metres long, a slight exhibit change for Simmo the Estuarine Crocodile can be quite the difficult task for keepers!

Black and White Ruffed Lemur twins
Double trouble for the Zoo's Black-and-white Ruffed Lemurs

Leaping lemurs! We’ve recently welcomed two critically endangered Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur twins.

Tricia the Asian Elephant enjoying a cake on her birthday
Jumbo sized birthday celebrations for Tricia the Asian Elephant

Jumbo sized celebrations are planned for Saturday 24th January as Tricia, Perth Zoo’s Asian Elephant matriarch celebrates her 58th birthday.

Meerkat kit receiving health check
Meerkat infant health check

Four meerkat kits were given their first hands-on health check at Perth Zoo today since their birth late last year.

A Galapagos Tortoise eating a watermelon cake for Christmas
Wild Christmas surprises for Perth Zoo's animals

Perth Zoo’s animals woke to find wild Christmas surprises in their exhibits in a festive version of the Zoo’s regular animal enrichment program.

Numbats being prepared for the wild
Perth Zoo prepares Numbats for the wild

Fourteen Numbats born at Perth Zoo were fitted with radio collars today ahead of being released into the wild.

Slender-tailed Meerkat kits at Perth Zoo laying on gravel
Meerkat infants born at Perth Zoo

The pitter-patter of tiny feet can be heard at Perth Zoo with the recent birth of four tiny Meerkat kits.