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Taronga Zoo Blog

Friday 5th November 2010
The calf is doing well. She is starting to move about more readily and is starting to spend a bit more time with her aunties.
Thursday 4th November 2010
Today the new calf was integrated into the whole herd. Tang Mo, Thong Dee and Luk Chai all greeted her with enthusiasm and touched her with their trunks.
Wednesday 3rd November 2010
Today the new calf and mum Pak Boon spent a lot of the day in the lower paddock of The Rainforest Trail with Porntip and Pathi Harn.
Tuesday 2nd November 2010
Pak Boon and her calf are spending time together in the barn today, getting comfortable with each other.
Tuesday 2nd November 2010
Four years from the day that our Asian elephant herd first arrived in Australia, our latest addition has arrived!
Thursday 28th October 2010
Pak Boon is going very well with her pregnancy. We are now at 652 days of gestation. An elephant’s pregnancy is the longest in the animal kingdom.
Wednesday 27th October 2010
Well it’s been a year now since our two Orangs moved down to their new home and everything seems to be running as smoothly as it can in Orang World.
Wednesday 27th October 2010
It appears that our Zoo-bred Regent Honeyeaters have truly flown the coop.
Monday 25th October 2010
It has been a while since I have blogged re our Chimp community but the interesting politics continue on a day to day basis.
Wednesday 20th October 2010
An Australian Pelican has had a second reprieve after being treated twice at the Taronga Wildlife Hospital.