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Robert Irwin celebrates 13th birthday at Australia Zoo!

Today marked an incredibly special day on the Australia Zoo calendar with Robert Irwin celebrating the beginning of his teenage years, turning 13! To mark the super special birthday occasion, gates opened early at 8am and all kids aged 14 and under received free entry to the Zoo to enjoy ...

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Animal Facts - Fact 13 Crocodilians

Not too many leucistic crocodiles actually live to adulthood in the wild, as their pale colouration results in them standing out to predators when they are young. On top of this it is estimated that only one out of 10,000 animals are hatched leucistic, giving Casper and Wendy a very special place at Australia Zoo.

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DJ the Koala

Age: Juvenile Sex: Found: Poor DJ was found on the side of the road after being hit by a car in Peregian Springs, Queensland. Transported to: A kind police officer transported DJ to the Australia Zoo Wil...

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DJ Dressed Rhino

DJ the plush 30cm Rhino is part of the Australia Zoo exclusive range of plush characters based on our very own Australia Zoo animals. DJ stands upright ready for action and is dressed in a khaki shorts and khaki shirt....

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DJ the Southern White Rhinoceros

Ganini, more commonly known as DJ, was born at the Werribee Open Range Zoo in Victoria on 21 August 2002. DJ was born during a severe storm, and as he was unable to endure the harsh conditions, he was brought in to be hand-raised. DJ is a gentle giant, weighing in at around 2 tonnes! He i...

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