1. Act Wild for the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect


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    They were thought to be extinct for over 80 years... Until a handfull of these amazing stick insects were found clinging to a small bush on Balls Pyramid off Lord Howe Island. Invertebrate specialist…

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    • Act Wild for Platypus


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      Our 2-yr-old platypus, Ember, LOVES to tuck into earthworms and lots of other invertebrates every day. Jessica Thomas, the keeper at Healesville Sanctuary, explains some of the curious traits of the…

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      • Act Wild for Orang-utans


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        Orang-utans like to keep our keepers on their toes. Andy Smith, keeper at Melbourne Zoo, chats about her experiences working with orang-utans and the mischief they like to get up to! It isn't…

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        • Act Wild for Wombats


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          The Wiggles we have at Melbourne Zoo don't wear colourful skivvies or dance in a big red car. 'Wiggles' is a Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat, one of three different wombat species found…

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          • Act Wild for Sumatran Tigers


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            It is hard to imagine anything threatening a powerful animal like a Sumatran Tiger! However, as this video shows, habitat loss is a huge threat to this species. Rachel Lowry explains how you can help…

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            • Act Wild for Frogs


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              Growling Grass Frogs used to be common throughout Melbourne, but not anymore, with their numbers dropping over the last few years. In this video, Raelene Hobbs, keeper at Melbourne Zoo, explains the…

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              • Act Wild for Seals!


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                Can you speak seal? Well, our keepers aren't fluent in speaking the language Australian Fur Seals, but they do understand what they need and the issues that are facing them out in the wild. Greg…

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                • Act Wild for Grevy's Zebra


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                  Are zebras black with white stripes or white with black stripes? It is a dilemma that has puzzled us for centuries.... Well, maybe not, but Brooke Squires, keeper at Werribee Open Range Zoo, has the…

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                  • Act Wild for Gorillas


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                    Working at the Melbourne Zoo means we come in contact with some unique personalities -- both staff and animals! This is particularly the case when working with gorillas, as Damian Lewis, keeper at…

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                    • Melbourne Zoo- previsit video for schools


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                      Get to know some of the people and animals you'll meet on a school excursion to Melbourne Zoo!

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