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Taronga Zoo Blog

Wednesday 26th September 2012
When you think of seals, do you think of big animals casually lounging on rocks in the sun, not moving an inch except for the occasional jaw-cracking yawn? Well, once you’ve visited Taronga’s Ausgrid Seal Show, you will think otherwise.
Monday 10th September 2012
Environmental enrichment plays a crucial role in the day to day activities of our animals and on the primate division keepers are always trying to come up with new challenges for the animals they care for. Last week we had a helping hand from Abbotsford Long Day Care Centre children who donated some of their old playground toys to the gorilla group.
Thursday 6th September 2012
The 27th of August marked the first birthday of Taronga’s three tiger cubs, Kembali, Sakti, and their sister Kartika.
Tuesday 28th August 2012
With the passing of another year, Taronga’s young Western Lowland Gorilla Mahale, shows no sign of changing the way he gets about.
Thursday 23rd August 2012
Mary the Malayan Sun Bear has made the move to Taronga Zoo, and is settling into new surroundings! The boisterous two and a half year old is now on display, and can be seen exploring her new territory as she gets acquainted with Taronga’s male Sun Bear, Mr Hobbs.
Monday 20th August 2012
What does it take to become a surrogate father to two Sooty Owl chicks? Read Grey Fisher's owl diary.
Wednesday 15th August 2012
As soon as Courtney the keeper lets them run outside in the morning, Pepper, the female, and Sari, the young male, rush to their breakfast - but not Emas.
Sule and Sembe
Tuesday 14th August 2012
It may be winter here in Sydney but that’s not stopping the chimp family from enjoying the great outdoors….especially the younger members of the group, Sule and Sembe.
Friday 13th July 2012
Fur coats, extra weight and heating lamps are all part of warming up for winter for Taronga’s wildlife.
Thursday 12th July 2012
This afternoon visitors were lucky to see our two juvenile Francois Langur’s, Keo-co and Tam Dao literally hanging around their tropically-themed exhibit.