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Starring Role for Hamilton Zoo’s Cheeky Kea

Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 6:48 pm | Hamilton Zoo

One of Hamilton Zoo’s feathered friends is now the star of his very own book, proudly written by Zoo Keeper Kylie Martin. More >>

Spring babies arrive at Hamilton Zoo

Friday, 26 October 2012, 12:43 pm | Hamilton Zoo

The arrival of spring has also meant the arrival of several baby animals at Hamilton Zoo – with the facility celebrating the birth of twin ring-tailed lemurs and the hatching of two morepork chicks this month. More >>

Hamilton Zoo Welcomes Its Sixth Southern White Rhino Calf

Monday, 12 March 2012, 11:59 am | Hamilton Zoo

12 MARCH 2012 Hamilton Zoo welcomed the birth of a Southern white rhinoceros last week. The female calf, born on Tuesday, 6 March at 11pm, is the sixth to be born at the facility and the seventh to be bred there as the zoo transported a pregnant ... More >>

Hamilton Zoo chimpanzee passes away following surgery

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 10:35 am | Hamilton Zoo

A chimpanzee at Hamilton Zoo passed away after undergoing major surgery yesterday in an attempt to save his life. More >>

First birthday celebration for Hamilton Zoo rhino calf

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 9:38 am | Hamilton Zoo

The youngest member of Hamilton Zoo’s Southern white rhinoceros herd turns one year old this Saturday. More >>

Hamilton Zoo: Suzie the chimp passes away

Wednesday, 17 November 2010, 11:22 am | Hamilton Zoo

Suzie the chimpanzee has passed away at Hamilton Zoo. She was 46 years old. A post mortem has revealed no single factor caused her death although it is known that she had cancer and that it had spread to other vital organs. More >>

Hamilton Zoo farewells Southern white rhinoceros

Friday, 6 August 2010, 2:54 pm | Hamilton Zoo

A member of Hamilton Zoo’s Southern white rhinoceros herd is currently settling into a new home in Australia, while the zoo awaits a new furry arrival from across the ditch. Hamilton Zoo farewelled 15-year-old female white rhino Caballe on Sunday ... More >>

Hamilton Zoo seeks name suggestions for rhino calf

Friday, 30 April 2010, 5:03 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo staff are calling on the help of the public to find a suitable name for the newest member of its Southern white rhinoceros herd. More >>

Kea chick hatchings caught on camera, Hamilton Zoo

Monday, 17 August 2009, 3:38 pm | Hamilton Zoo

The hatching of two kea chicks at Hamilton Zoo was caught on camera last Thursday [13 August] as part of a project between the facility and the Kea Conservation Trust. The project enables 24-hour recordings of the kea nest box at Hamilton Zoo to be ... More >>

Zebra foal born at Hamilton Zoo

Friday, 3 July 2009, 9:29 am | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo has welcomed a new addition to its zebra herd, with the recent birth of a female foal. The Plains Zebra foal was born on 16 June to mother Mimi, who was born at Hamilton Zoo in 1992, and father Bwana, who was transferred to the facility ... More >>

Hamilton Zoo white rhino becomes ‘first-time mum’

Friday, 15 May 2009, 10:04 am | Hamilton Zoo

Moesha, a female white rhinoceros who Hamilton Zoo staff were once concerned would never reproduce, has given birth to a baby boy. The calf, which was born at Hamilton Zoo on 30 April after a 16-month gestation, is the fourth baby rhino to be born at ... More >>

Toothache over for Hamilton Zoo chimpanzee

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 12:20 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Chimpanzee Lucifer will be flashing his ‘pearly whites’ for Hamilton Zoo visitors in no time, after successfully undergoing dental surgery yesterday. More >>

Chimp Escape Triggers Armed Offender Callout

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 3:40 pm | Hamilton Zoo

The effectiveness of Hamilton Zoo’s emergency procedures was reinforced today when a chimpanzee gained access to a service area connected to the Chimpanzee enclosure. More >>

Capuchin monkey 'baby boom' at Hamilton Zoo

Friday, 13 February 2009, 5:13 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo is experiencing its very own ‘baby boom’ with the births of three capuchin monkeys in the past three weeks, and two more due to be born shortly. More >>

New female chimpanzees arrive at Hamilton Zoo

Monday, 22 December 2008, 1:08 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Christmas has come early for Hamilton Zoo, with the arrival of two new female chimpanzees. More >>

Reptiles stolen from Hamilton Zoo

Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 2:54 pm | Hamilton Zoo

The Hamilton Zoo reptile house was broken into last Friday night [17 October] at some stage between 5.30pm and 8am the following morning. More >>

Hamilton Zoo has welcomes kea chick

Friday, 26 September 2008, 3:23 pm | Hamilton Zoo

The unnamed chick, whose sex is not yet known, was hatched on 15 September to first-time parents, Tane (15) and Kowhai (9). The chick will take up to 13 weeks to leave the nest so won’t be visible to the public until around mid-December. More >>

 

 

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