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News & Updates

  • Groundbreaking primate procedure to save Cara's ear

    This week Cara the Chimpanzee will undergo an innovative procedure in an attempt to save her ear from chronic infection.
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  • Wellington Zoo hosts Harvard Professor Scott Edwards

    The renowned evolutionary biologist and Curator of Ornithology at Harvard University spoke to staff and guests ahead of his nationwide lecture series.
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  • Olive Ridley Sea Turtle heads north

    Ridley is heading to Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium in Auckland to begin rehabilitation.
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