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1. Melbourne Zoo teaches all of its elephants to paint. One of the two elephants who have been at the zoo since the 1970s has its artwork for sale in the Zoo Shop. Which elephant is it?
2. In 1984, everyone in Melbourne celebrated the birth of Mzuri. He was the first one born at Melbourne Zoo. What is he?
3. In 1985 this special exhibit was built to house a new set of species never before seen at Melbourne Zoo. What exhibition was it?
4. At Melbourne Zoo, there is an exhibit dedicated to Australian marsupials in a bush setting. There is a sanctuary just outside Melbourne that is totally dedicated to Australia marsupials and natives. What is it called?
5. There are many ways that you can become involved with Melbourne Zoo. One is being "friends". What is this membership called?
6. There is a critically endangered species from a Southeast Asian island for which Melbourne Zoo is actively involved in its breeding program. What species is it?
7. Wild Sea at Melbourne Zoo is a favourite for adults and children alike. One of the main attractions is an Aussie character. What animal is it?
8. The Great Flight Aviary originally had wedge-tailed eagles on display but not anymore. What is the interactive feature about the Aviary?
9. There are a number of species of giraffe. Melbourne Zoo has a breeding program for one of these species on the endangered list. Which species is it?
10. Unfortunately for Melburnians, our Zoo does not have any Giant pandas. The zoo does however have a distant relative of the panda. What is it?
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