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Taronga Zoo Blog

Friday 18th January 2013
A family hen, large egg and inquisitive boy lead to an egg-normous scientific finding!
Thursday 17th January 2013
With six new infant chimpanzees at the Tchimpounga sanctuary this year, the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo is almost overflowing. In order to reduce the number of chimpanzees removed from the wild and brought to the sanctuary, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is focusing its efforts on community-based education.
Wednesday 16th January 2013
Recently, Sam and I were lucky enough to help with the release of four more chimpanzees on Tchindzoulou Island.
Wednesday 16th January 2013
Backyard to Bush’s newest arrival is a 3 year old male miniature goat. He is stylish, good looking and the girls love him... so what better name for him than Gucci!
Tuesday 8th January 2013
Get some tips from our Zoo Keepers to help keep your pets cool at home in the summer heat!
Wednesday 2nd January 2013
The Ghost Bats have settled into their new exhibit in the Australia’s Nightlife prescinct, and have been joined by a new arrival.
Wednesday 2nd January 2013
Wednesday 2nd January 2013
The pair has grown considerably, and are almost unrecognisable! This beautiful duo, named Dragon and Phoenix, are now completely covered in feathers, and have fully developed wings that are allowing them to begin flying.
Thursday 27th December 2012
Fireworks ring in the New Year with colourful and spectacular visual displays but are also accompanied with noise.
Thursday 20th December 2012
If you’ve ever seen an Andean Condor, you’ll known that the South American species of bird is very impressive. These birds can reach an enormous three-metre wingspan, making them one of the largest predatory birds in the world.