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baby tamarin sitting on Dad's back
Mo Wonder During Mo-vember

The patriarch of Perth Zoo’s tamarin family is turning heads, not just for his impressive moustache, but also due to the adorable baby tamarin seen clinging to his back.

An Update on Ellie the Giraffe

It's been two months since Ellie the Giraffe arrived at Perth Zoo after an epic four day road trip from Australia Zoo in Queensland.

Caring for Orangutans

The Perth Zoo family includes a lot of red heads…10 Sumatran Orangutans to be precise. They’re all individuals, with fascinating personalities, from cheeky 5-year-olds to a wise and stubborn 61-year-old.

Hawksbill Turtle eating squid
Wild Move for Flo

After three months a very special patient at Perth Zoo, Flo the Hawksbill Turtle, has finally moved one step closer to his return to the wild!

Permai in Pool
Animals Endangered by Superstitions

It’s not just Friday the 13th plagued by superstitions, several animals have been threatened by false beliefs around the world.

Permai in Pool
Pool Play for Permai

When the weather warms up you may see one of our largest Perth Zoo residents splashing around in the water.

Numbat Joey
Joy for Joeys on National Threatened Species Day

It was on this day in 1936 that Australia said farewell to the very last Tasmanian Tiger. Behind the scenes of Perth Zoo a new generation of joeys is bringing hope for preventing the endangered Numbat and Dibbler from facing the same fate.

Mural and Artist
Mural of Hope for Western Ground Parrot

Expressing his love for wildlife with a paintbrush, artist Brenton See has created a mural for one of our country’s rarest birds, here at Perth Zoo.

Anna with mud samples
Making Mud Pies for… Frogs!

Sometimes science can be downright dirty stuff! This National Science Week, find out why we are literally playing with mud.

Carnaby's Cockatoos in Gingin
A Return to the Wild at Gingin for Endangered Cockatoos

Watching as the last Carnaby’s Cockatoo hesitantly left his carry cage before quickly taking flight into the darkening sky, was a special moment to witness.