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Tag: Animals

Pygmy hippo calf makes debut at Taronga zoo

A tiny watermelon on legs - otherwise known as a newborn pygmy hippo - has made her debut at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.

Say hello to the Hunter Valley Wildlife Park

From this weekend the Hunter Valley Zoo will be known as Hunter Valley Wildlife Park. To celebrate the rebrand, they've launched three new animal encounters.

Aussie story of the week: Queensland man stabs croc’s head to escape attack

A Queensland man has escaped the jaws of a crocodile by stabbing it in the head with a pocket knife as it dragged him into a river on Cape York.

Five lion cubs join Taronga zoo pride

Five lion cubs have made their public debut at Taronga Zoo, the first litter of the big cats born at the Sydney tourist attraction in more than 18 years.

‘Cutest sheep in the world’ breed now in Australia

Lambs from a breed of sheep described as 'the cutest in the world' have been born in Australia for the first time.

Near-extinct birds released back into wild

Eight critically endangered birds have been released from captivity into the wild to bolster its population after a 90 per cent decline during the past two decades.

Ring-tailed Lemur baby boom at Dubbo zoo

The pandemic baby boom has reached Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo where eight endangered Ring-tailed Lemur babies have been born.

New method could save shark bite victims

A simple first-aid technique could give shark bite victims vital minutes of survival until emergency services can get to them.