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Taronga Blogs

Thursday 2nd June 2011
After six months of care with me, Mirrhi has moved to a rehabilitation centre on the NSW south coast to prepare her for release back into the wild.
Thursday 2nd June 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomes a Galapagos Tortoise hatchling, the first to be born in Australasia
Tuesday 31st May 2011
On Monday 23rd of May, Yrs 5 & 6 went to Manly for Habitat Day for Project Penguin. When we arrived we went to Collins Flat Beach and did a beach map, a survey of the beach and bush regeneration.
Monday 30th May 2011
François Leaf-monkey Keo-co was born in late January. Since this time he has grown up fast.
Friday 27th May 2011
This week Taronga Western Plains Zoo staff were excited to announce the launch of the Taronga Teachers Association (TTA) with an event held at the Zoo.
Thursday 26th May 2011
On Wednesday, May 18, Year Five went to Taronga Zoo for Project Penguin.
Monday 23rd May 2011
All of us have a got a chance to do something for a turtle today to help celebrate World Turtle Day.
Thursday 19th May 2011
Today was an exciting day for the Zoo’s Education Centre as we were able to talk to school students in Alaska about Tasmanian Devils and the Zoo’s participation in the regional conservation program via satellite video conferencing.
Thursday 19th May 2011
Watching the ground-breaking Black Rhino research unfold last week, I was amazed at how the process of anesthetising a Rhino, moving her onto a makeshift table and then seeing the procedure take place to collect embryos was so seamlessly organised.
Friday 13th May 2011
You may have watched the Bird Show before and seen Stellar, the Black Kite, or Dixie, the Whistling Kite, but hopefully you’ll soon be able to see our newest addition, Zephyr, the Brahminy Kite.