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western swamp tortoise half hatched out of egg
Rare Reptiles Hatched

There’s always something hatching behind-the-scenes of Perth Zoo and during autumn it was the critically endangered, Western Swamp Tortoises.

Numbat on tree branch
Perth Zoo Appoints Master Plan Lead

“The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. The paths to it are not found but made, and the making of these pathways changes both the maker and the destination,” Dr Peter Ellyard.

people blowing big bubbles off roof towards orangutans in open Zoo exhibit.
Bubble Fun for Orangutans

Reflecting rainbows and glistening in the sun, a ‘flock’ of floating bubbles recently provided some special enrichment for Perth Zoo’s eight Sumatran Orangutans.

Penguins by pool
Make the Most of Your Perth Zoo Visit

Welcome to Perth Zoo! This visitor guide will lead you through the Zoo’s most exciting areas as you learn about animals in new ways!

Love is in the air for our Western Ground Parrots

The latest update on our Western Ground Parrots!

dingo on walk
Dingoes' Birthday Walk

Happy birthday to Yowuuuuuuu!

gibbon hanging onto overhead ropes
International Women’s Day

Did you know more than 70% of the employees at Perth Zoo are women? We hope the experiences of our three female Supervisors of Zoology will help inspire you not only for International Women’s Day, but also to join us on the Saving Wildlife journey!

A Little Penguin standing under a rock at Perth Zoo preening itself.
World Wildlife Day

The 2019 theme for World Wildlife Day is 'Life below water: for people and planet’ to remind us all how critical marine (salt water) ecosystems are to our life on land.

Binturong and Zoo Keeper
Wild Love

For some February 14th is the most romantic day of the year, but here at Perth Zoo every day is about ‘love’.

Lancelin Island Skink. Photo by Alex Asbury
Special Little Skink

Meet Lance. He’s a little known but very important member of the Perth Zoo family.