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Taronga Blogs

Thursday 14th November 2013
Tucked away in a breeding enclosure, one of the smallest animals in the zoo has just quietly produced the newest generation of tiny offspring. Red-tailed Phascogales are Dasyurids, or carnivorous marsupials related to Tasmanian Devils.
Fennec Fox Kit
Sunday 10th November 2013
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the arrival of three Fennec Fox kits to parents Zinder and Kebilli, which are now on display for visitors to see.
Students from Orana Height Public School with their rhino
Friday 8th November 2013
Students from Orana Heights Public School in Dubbo are wild for Rhinos and have been busy decorating their rhino sculpture ready for the trail!
Wednesday 6th November 2013
Given its namesake, it’s not surprising that Taronga’s Bird Show boasts a wide variety of birds, from hawks to parrots to vultures and even chickens. But along with those stars of a feathered variety are of course our rats.
Tuesday 5th November 2013
Taronga Zoo veterinarians have applied a fresh set of bandages to one of the smaller victims of the NSW bushfires – a bandicoot with burns on all four of its feet.
Swamp Wallaby and joey
Monday 4th November 2013
Spring has sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and many tiny faces are starting to emerge from deep within the pouches of their mothers.
Thursday 31st October 2013
Taronga’s new Tasmanian Devil joey got its first health check this week.
Tuesday 29th October 2013
The excitement continues for Taronga’s Primate keepers since the birth of a healthy chimpanzee baby 12 days ago!
Emu chicks at the Wildlife Hospital
Friday 25th October 2013
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital is currently caring for three Emu chicks which were found orphaned in the wild.
Wild! Rhinos St Pius X Primary School
Friday 25th October 2013
Students at St Pius X Primary School went wild recently, dressing up as animals all in the name of raising funds for Rhino conservation.