Zoos Victoria



Grandparents Week Launch

Families jump in to Grandparents' Week

On Friday 20 November Werribee Open Range Zoo launched Grandparents’ Week, with some special visitors enjoying a preview of the program.

20 November 2015
Lion cubs at four weeks of age

Lion cubs find their feet

At four weeks of age, Werribee Open Range Zoo’s new Lion cubs are beginning to find their feet.

20 November 2015
Hippo Calf Pansy 2nd Birthday

Hip Hip Hooray for Hippo Pansy

Hippo calf Pansy will turn two this Wednesday, 18 November at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

16 November 2015
lion cub video - 2 weeks old

Lion cubs open their eyes

Born in the early hours of Tuesday 20 October to Lioness Nilo, Werribee Open Range Zoo’s three lion cubs are now two weeks old and have opened their eyes.

While this is still a critical time for the young cubs, they are feeding well and seem to be getting bigger every day!

5 November 2015
Halloween Vervet Haunted House

Pumpkins, pinatas and Halloween treats

On Halloween eve the Vervet Monkeys at Werribee Open Range Zoo enjoyed their own spooky Halloween themed treats including spider pinatas and a haunted house to explore.

30 October 2015
Nilo and cubs CCTV

Lion Cubs born at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo have welcomed the arrival of three African lion cubs to Lioness Nilo.

Born in the early hours of Tuesday 20 October, this is the first litter for Nilo and father Johari and the first lion birth in Werribee Open Range Zoo’s history.

23 October 2015
Camel Calf Sahara

New Camel Calf at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed a new arrival, a female Arabian camel named Sahara.

The calf was born on Tuesday 13 October to mum Saffron and staff are pleased with their progress.

16 October 2015
Cheetah Kulinda Birthday

Happy Birthday Kulinda

Toddler Weekdays have taken on a whole new meaning at Werribee Open Range Zoo, especially for Cheetah Kulinda who turned 3 on 8 October. Like most ‘toddlers’, Kulinda is very vocal, inquisitive and a fussy eater at times.

9 October 2015
New meerkat pups

New Meerkat Pups at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo has welcomed some new arrivals to the Meerkat family, with mum Akili giving birth to two Meerkat pups on Thursday 20 August.

At five weeks of age the pups are now becoming more mobile and are starting to emerge from the burrow.

28 September 2015
World Rhino Day

Students Rally for World Rhino Day

On Tuesday 22 September, Werribee Open Range Zoo marked World Rhino Day with the help of four young students from St Mary’s Primary School in Malvern East.

22 September 2015