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Taronga Blogs

Wednesday 2nd February 2011
It’s exactly a year since Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos joined the “Don’t Palm Us Off’ campaign.
Wednesday 2nd February 2011
In the last six weeks one of our Bowerbirds has produced not one, but two clutches of chicks. I was lucky enough to witness the saga right from the beginning.
Tuesday 1st February 2011
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have been selling Tiger themed calendars across the latter half of 2010 to help raise funds for programs that assist Tigers in the wild.
Monday 31st January 2011
These school holidays the Zoo Adventurers have gone undercover as their favourite goblins, elves, fairies and trolls to track down the dragon that has been hiding out in the Zoo.
Friday 28th January 2011
Our Gorilla group has expanded from eight to nine, and our Primate keepers witnessed the whole birth!
Thursday 27th January 2011
There has been a changing of the guard in Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Otter group.
Friday 21st January 2011
‘Kambiri’, our Pygmy Hippo calf, is an absolute water baby. She spends most of her day bobbing up and down in her waterhole with Mum, ‘Petre’, only coming out when it’s time to eat. At a healthy 50 kilograms, eating is her second favourite pastime!
Thursday 20th January 2011
A koala jumping from branch to branch is something that most people are surprised to see but it’s something that happens often.
Tuesday 18th January 2011
It is with a heavy heart that I write this blog. It is my sad duty if you may, to report that on Tuesday 11th January Taronga Zoo lost its oldest Chimpanzee Bessie.
Monday 17th January 2011
This morning Australasia’s oldest Kodiak Bear Bethyl, celebrated her 34th birthday which included a choir of Roar and Snore guests singing ‘Happy Birthday’ and a big pink birthday present.