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10 Awesome Wombat Facts

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10 Awesome Wombat Facts The awesome wombat facts that will make you a mega-fan of this marsupial! What poops cubes, has ever-growing teeth and can almost run as fast as Usain Bolt? The Wombat!! Today we share 10 incredible Wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) facts…   1.They Poop In Cubes One of the more unusual facts about wombats […]

Monte Carlo The Baby Koala

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Ladies and gentlemen, get your heart eyes at the ready as we introduce you to our newest resident; Monte Carlo the baby koala! He’s so cute, he’s so fluffy… **Insert inaudible oos, awws and mushy baby coos** Little Monte Carlo may only be eight months old, but he’s already proving himself to be stealing the […]

Rescue Koalas: Meet Rainforestation’s Newest Residents!

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Rainforestation has just welcomed two new rescue koalas! The fluffy new residents were both born wild, but unfortunately cannot return to the wild due to long-term sustained injuries. Luckily, at Rainforestation we are koala-ifed to welcome these cuties with open arms! Both of these female koalas arrived from Australia Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital and are settling […]

Meet Katie The Ear Wiggling Koala

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Meet Rainforestations newest resident, Katie the Koala! This sweet girl is winning hearts already with her adorable fluffy demeanour, but she has a little party trick too: she wiggles her ears! Watch Katie giving her best Dumbo impersonation in the video below: About Katie The Koala Katie is seven years old and arrived at Rainforestation […]

Koala Breeding On The Cards

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With Koala breeding season upon us, we may be hearing the pitter-patter of tiny Koala claws very soon! For locals, the arrival of Spring in Cairns means greener grass, fuller waterfalls and rising heat. For wildlife keepers, Spring signals something far more prominent:  Koala breeding season. Local marsupial-lovers may be in for a treat, as […]

Kiah the Koala’s mating call

Kiah the Koala

What are normally sleepy creatures during the day, our koalas were energetic as soon as cameras were pulled out! In the video beloew, you can hear Kiah the koala making a unique vocal sound. This sound is very distinctive and used as the koala’s mating call, or communicating to other koalas. Especially to those who […]

Our Favourite Visitor Photos!

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We often share our visitors’ photos on our Facebook and Instagram page, but we have so many that it’s easy to lose them! We thought we’d share our top 5 with you – if you love them, make sure you jump on Instagram and like the photos or follow along with the photographer and their adventures! […]

What to expect in our Koala & Wildlife Park

Ready for a visit to our Koala & Wildlife Park but not sure what to expect? Here’s some tips! Wear comfortable shoes You’re going to be wandering around visiting all of the animals, so it’s good to wear comfy shoes. No one wants blisters! Some of the paths in the park are up/down slight hills, […]

Happy Birthday Bon Bon the koala!

Bon Bon the koala

Bon Bon the koala is having his first birthday! Hooray! He is the oldest of our 3 joeys born in the last 12 months and was born to Kiah on Christmas Day. Bon Bon celebrates his birthday on Christmas Day, which makes him a very special Christmas koala. He has become a favourite with our staff, […]