News: Zoos

Chimpanzee found dead at Sydney Zoo

Sydney Zoo was closed to the public temporarily this morning following the sudden death of a 10-year-old chimpanzee in one of its exhibit areas. Staff at the Western Sydney animal…

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Apr 9, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

Koala safety shield trialled to reduce Queensland wildlife road toll

Ground-breaking koala safety shields are being trialled at Queensland Department of Environment and Science (DES) wildlife facility, David Fleay Wildlife Park before being installed on the…

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Mar 25, 2021 Design / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium releases two rehabilitated sea turtles to the ocean

Following their successful rehabilitation at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, two rescued sea turtles have been released back into the ocean. SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s is…

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Mar 23, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast celebrates International Day of the Seal

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium is celebrating International Day of the Seal (22nd March) by unveiling its latest upgrades to Seal Island. Seal Island is home to six seals, including…

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Mar 22, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

Conservation organisations fund Zoos Victoria’s support of critically endangered Mountain Pygmy-possums

Conservation organisations WildArk, Aussie Ark and Global Wildlife Conservation, have awarded $15,800 to Zoos Victoria for their project 'Supplementary feeding techniques and health…

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Mar 19, 2021 Education / Environment / Finance / Zoos /

 
 

WAZA officially endorses Razan Al Mubarak for IUCN Presidency

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has advised that, for the first time in its 86-year history, it is endorsing a candidate for the International Union for Conservation of…

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Mar 17, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

Australian reptile venom program sees Coastal Taipan break world record

The extraction of venom from a Coastal Taipan at the Australian Reptile Park has broken the world record for extracting the most raw venom from a single yield. The Australian Reptile Park…

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Mar 17, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

Federal Government’s tourism package includes six-month extension of Zoos and Aquarium program

The package of measures to stimulate Australia's tourism industry after the cessation of the JobKeeper allowance will see the existing Zoos and Aquarium program extended by six…

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Mar 11, 2021 Attractions / Finance / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

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