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Latest news: National Zoo and Aquarium

A tall order for World Giraffe Day at the National Zoo

Happy World Giraffe Day! Celebrate the much-loved, long-necked creatures at the National Zoo and Aquarium this weekend.

Stretch into downward painted dog at the National Zoo

Step outside of the studio and into a world of adventure as Wild Yoga returns to the National Zoo & Aquarium this weekend.

Bae to Z, the National Zoo welcomes a stripey new addition

The National Zoo & Aquarium's newest resident, a beautiful zebra foal, could be seen frolicking in the morning sun earlier today.

National Zoo celebrates a beary special birthday

A cake was smashed and presents torn open as Arataki the Malaysian sun bear celebrated his 25 birthday at the National Zoo & Aquarium.

Getaway: Jamala Wildlife Lodge, a wild and luxurious adventure

An experience like no other, Jamala Wildlife Lodge sees visitors spend the night with animals big and small, a Disneyland for the animal lover.

Hip, hip, hooray, the National Zoo celebrates World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day is a great day to visit the National Zoo and Aquarium and take in the wonder that is the animals that inhabit our planet.

Love is all around the zoo this Valentine’s Day

Lovers around the world celebrate the power of Cupid’s bow today and the residents at the National Zoo and Aquarium are doing the same.

Four Little Penguins born at National Zoo & Aquarium now on show

The National Zoo & Aquarium is celebrating World Penguin Day with the public unveiling of four brand new Little Penguins who were born in 2023.

Zoo owners issue official statement following fatal stabbing

The National Zoo and Aquarium will reopen on Wednesday 20 December, while Jamala Wildlife Lodge will remain closed until Saturday 30 December following Monday's fatal stabbing on site.

Canberra’s Will Tran acts in varied roles from the stage to the zoo

Balancing a life on stage and inside the enclosures at the National Zoo and Aquarium, actor and zookeeper Will Tran has mastered the craft of juggling.

CW steps behind the scenes at the National Zoo & Aquarium

This week marked International Zookeeper Day (4 October) and CW was invited to Canberra’s own National Zoo & Aquarium to see what a day in the life of a zookeeper looks like.