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Australia Zoo’s financial hell goes from bad to worse | WATCH

PHOTO: Trouble: After the Irwins admitted that the zoo was in dire straits in February, an Australia Zoo employee has now revealed to New Idea that redundancies have already taken place 

A new report has suggested Australia Zoo is in even more financial strife than previously thought.

After the Irwins admitted that the zoo was in dire straits in February, an Australia Zoo employee has now revealed to New Idea that redundancies have already taken place at the sanctuary.

According to the source, ‘several key staffers’ have been made redundant within the past few weeks.

Struggle street: A new report has suggested Australia Zoo is in even more financial strife than previously thought. [L-R] Robert Irwin, Terri Irwin, Grace Warrior Powell, Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell

Struggle street: A new report has suggested Australia Zoo is in even more financial strife than previously thought. [L-R] Robert Irwin, Terri Irwin, Grace Warrior Powell, Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell

The magazine also reported on rumours that matriarch Terri Irwin, 57, ‘might soon explore the option of selling’ the once-popular tourist destination.

Terri recently expressed her homesickness in a telling tweet, writing, ‘I miss my home town, Eugene Oregon.’

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