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Taronga Blogs

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.
Tuesday 10th May 2011
Tree Planting for Regent Honeyeaters in Capertee Valley
Monday 9th May 2011
The reptile keepers at Taronga Zoo’s Reptile World watched five little rhinoceros iguanas hatch from their eggs in late April. So far, all of them are thriving. The keepers have successfully hatched and reared over 100 of these iguanas in the past, so they’re well-versed in the breeding and raising of this species.