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Taronga Blogs

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.
Tuesday 3rd May 2011
At almost five months old, Seba the Red Panda cub is becoming much more confident about venturing in to his forest-themed home at the Zoo’s Rainforest Trail
Tuesday 3rd May 2011
Last week, frog specialists from Taronga Zoo, NSW National Parks, Melbourne Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary gathered in the frosty alpine region of Mount Kosciuszko to help ensure the survival of the Critically Endangered Corroboree Frog.
Wednesday 27th April 2011
Size matters? I think not. Check out Pez, our male Australian Hobby. The Australian Hobby is one of this country’s smallest raptors, second only to the Nankeen Kestrel.
Thursday 21st April 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Veterinarian, Benn Bryant recently visited the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park, Sumatra to provide veterinary assistance to an adult male Sumatran Rhino with health problems.
Wednesday 20th April 2011
We learnt that in 2009, ten Little Penguins were killed by a dog then seven more were killed last year. This is bad because we found out that there are only 60 breeding pairs of penguins in Manly.
Wednesday 20th April 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating the arrival of a female Giraffe calf born in the night quarters on the morning of Monday 4 April 2011.
Wednesday 20th April 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has received a special delivery from a Zoo in Hong Kong in the form of two groups of Ring-tailed Lemurs.
Monday 18th April 2011
YATZ has been running for 10 years, passionately promoting awareness about conservation concerns by running Taronga Zoo’s Eco Fair.