Did you know …? Zoo Babies
Queensland’s Australia Zoo is celebrating the arrival a female giraffe calf to mum, Sally, on 10 May. The almost-2m-tall giraffe is the fourth to be born at the zoo in the past two years – all of them female – joining sister Tulip and half-sisters Skye and Lily.
Five critically-endangered Plains-wanderers have recently hatched at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo.o. Small grassland birds, similar in appearance to a quail, there are only around 200 Plains-wanderers left in the wild and the good news is that they have now been placed on the NSW State Government’s list of six iconic species who will be given priority under r the ‘Saving our Species’ program.
Australia Zoo also welcomed a male Sumatran tiger cub to first-time mum, Maneki, in April.