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Taronga Zoo Blog

Friday 6th July 2012
Say “wolverine” to most people and it will probably conjure up images of Hugh Jackman with retractable metal claws, but the real creature that inspired the character is far more impressive.
Friday 6th July 2012
“What’s NAIDOC?”
Thursday 28th June 2012
Today, 800 primary and secondary students gathered at Taronga Zoo to show off their exciting creations for the Project Penguin Expo.
Wednesday 20th June 2012
The Taronga Bird Show’s newest feathered star is Ord, the Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. Ord is currently being trained by keeper Brendan to sit on a specially designed box to take coin and note donations from visitors after the show.
Friday 15th June 2012
Sydney society turned out for wildlife at the Taronga Foundation’s annual dinner at The Ivy last night, raising $206,000 for conservation programs, including conservation of the endangered Southern Corroboree Frog.
Friday 15th June 2012
We are making magnets and two folding posters. Our group helped each other by organising and cooperating. We had two people on each project. Our mentor helped us by cutting, painting and helping us plan. We are hoping the community will learn not to litter and put their dogs on leashes.
Friday 15th June 2012
On the 10th of May, year five and six arrived at Little Manly and after having a quick morning tea we headed off to Little Collins Beach and up to the bush to learn about weeds and plants.
Wednesday 13th June 2012
A couple of months have passed and Kibali and Kimya are settling in well. There has been some highs and lows with the two young gorillas getting to know each other with their paths not always being smooth.
Friday 8th June 2012
Taronga Scientist Dr Grainne Cleary wants local Mosman residents to help her watch out for Powerful Owls.
Blackback Gorilla Fataki
Tuesday 29th May 2012
The saying goes ‘like father like son’, but one of our young black back gorillas is defiantly not taking after his relaxed and laid back father, Silverback, Kibabu.