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We are very pleased to report that the Baw Baw Bunker is in full swing and both egg masses have been developing well. The little guys are now starting to grow little froggy hind legs!
Zoos Victoria’s priority international conservation partnership with the Tenkile Conservation Alliance (TCA) continues to deliver amazing results in the field with the Critically Endangered Scott’s Tree Kangaroo (Dendrolagus Scottae) being caught on camera! Camera traps funded by the United Nations Development Program and set up by local research teams revealed images of the elusive Tree Kangaroo locally known […]
Have you ever found an empty birds nest and wondered why they are so clean? If you think about the time it takes for birds to hatch, grow feathers and get big enough to fledge surely there would be some build up of bird poo… wouldn’t there be? Well at Melbourne Zoo birds are breeding like […]
Zoo’s Victoria is committed to prevent the extinction of 20 Priority Threatened Species. From Mountain Pygmy-possums to Lord Howe Island Stick Insects and Orange-bellied Parrots, we care for these animals in captivity and use what we know about each species to establish captive-breeding programs and plan for their future in the wild. When our list of 20 Priority threatened species was devised […]