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There's a new king of the Wenlock River!

16 August 2017

We LOVE crocs! And now there's a new king of the Wenlock River! George the saltwater crocodile is now the largest croc in our study, measuring in at a whopping 15 foot 3 inches. Adding a crocodile this large to the study will provide us with...

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See you in a while crocodile, Australia Zoo’s Croc Trip is underway!

9 August 2017

This month, Australia Zoo's croc team, the Irwin family and scientists from the University of Queensland (UQ) are once again travelling over 2,000kms north to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve on Cape York. The team will spend a month conducting the...

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Join us this weekend for Australia Zoo's Great Garage Sale!

1 August 2017

Join us on Saturday August 5 for Australia Zoo's Great Garage Sale! From 2 - 6 pm you can explore unique market stalls, enjoy live music, grab a bite to eat and pick up some pre-loved items in our front carpark! Bring your family and friends along...

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Bindi's 19th birthday celebrations at Australia Zoo!

26 July 2017

Check out all the fun that we had during Bindi's Birthday! With dance parties, plenty of visitors on the pink carpet and a special flash mob organised by REDed and Conroy Dance Centre, we're so thankful to everyone who came to the Zoo and made it...

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The search begins for the next Visionary Wildlife Warrior!

19 July 2017

Wildlife Warriors Worldwide is calling for project submissions from Visionary Wildlife Warriors showcasing their passion for conservation, with the winner set to be awarded at the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner-a night that celebrates the life and legacy...

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The countdown is on for Bindi’s 19th birthday dance celebration!

11 July 2017

On Monday 24th July 2017, Bindi Irwin will welcome her family, friends and all ‘waltzing' Wildlife Warriors to Australia Zoo for her 19th birthday dance celebration and the countdown is on for the big day. Bindi's Birthday is traditionally one...

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Hamilton Island koalas continue to thrive post-cyclone!

28 June 2017

Winter can only mean one thing for Australia's native wildlife, koala joeys! With koala breeding season running from the end of the year until early February, by the time the cooler weather hits the koala joeys that have been growing inside of their...

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Happy World Giraffe Day!

22 June 2017

On the 21st of June at 2pm AEST, giraffe enthusiasts Ryan Colbran and Yuka Kobayashi tied the knot and are now celebrating their wedding with family and friends to coincide with World Giraffe Day! In the days leading up to their big day, Ryan and...

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Australia Zoo welcomes its first koala joey of the season!

13 June 2017

Named ‘Macadamia' by the Australian Macadamia Society, this joey is the first of twelve babies born this season at Australia Zoo. Weighing just half a gram and being the size of a jelly bean when first born, Macadamia has spent the past seven...

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Robert's back on Jimmy Fallon!

9 June 2017

Robert talks to Jimmy about the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve and promises to name a crocodile after him! Robert also brings him some adorable animals including a baby kangaroo, a 100-year-old snapping turtle and a pack of baby warthogs. Check out...

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