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Saving Wildlife Resolutions

As we get to set to welcome in 2019 many of us have started thinking of life-changing improvements we could make for the New Year.

Coati watching closely as keeper hands pour a special custard on to a frozen fruit block. Photo by Alex Asbury
Christmas Surprises at Perth Zoo

A few of the animals at Perth Zoo have already started enjoying some early Christmas surprises as part of their regular enrichment program.

Vet checking on Sugar Glider joey
The Sweetest Things

Our Vet Department see all kinds of creatures through their door, scaly, feathery and furry, but it is hard to find patients sweeter than baby Sugar Glider twins!

Crocodile in the water
Perth Zoo Farewells their Estuarine Crocodile

Perth Zoo has said farewell to one of their oldest animals, Estuarine Crocodile, Simmo, who passed away in his exhibit yesterday.

World Elephant Day at Perth Zoo. Photo by Alex Cearns
Go Grey for Gentle Giants

In the lead up to World Elephant Day on August 12th, Perth Zoo is ‘going grey.’ Senior Elephant Keeper, Kirsty Carey, tells us why she wants everyone to get involved and show their support for these gentle giants!

Artist painting mural
New Mural Tells Story of Creation

Come visit us during NAIDOC week to see the new Aboriginal mural in Perth Zoo’s Australian Bushwalk and take a visual journey back to the Dreamtime.

Quokka joey with one paw up
Little Quokka Joey Growing Up in the Bushwalk

In the Australian Bushwalk at the Zoo there is one member of our Quokka group that may stand out from the others, our young joey that still has some growing to do!

Forrest Red-tailed Black Cockatoo sitting on perch in bird cage.
Cockatoo Has a Lucky Break with Perth Zoo Vets

A wild Forest Red-tailed Cockatoo was recently treated by Perth Zoo’s vets for a severe leg fracture, following a collision with a car.

Emperor Tamarin baby
Emperors Arrive at Perth Zoo

Mini-moustached monkeys are the latest arrivals at Perth Zoo, which is experiencing a baby boom at the moment!

Slow Loris
Slow Lorises at Perth Zoo

We recently welcomed two Slow Lorises, who have come to Perth Zoo as ‘Ambassador Animals’ for their species.