Taronga’s resident Fiordland crested penguin, Munro, took advantage of the warmer this morning, stepping out for a stroll through the Zoo grounds in preparation for the inaugural Taronga Bird Festival.
Primary school students from Crowther will receive an exciting visit from the Taronga Zoomobile on September 10.
In conjunction with Landcare and their community work with Squirrel Gliders, one of Taronga’s very own Squirrel Glider’s will be among other native animals making an appearance at Crowther’s local primary school.
September 7th 1936 was a sad day. They didn’t know it back then, but keepers at Hobart Zoo were the last humans to set eyes on a living Tasmanian Tiger, the last wild individual having been shot by Batty Wilf in 1930.
While we reflect on what has happened in the past to Australia’s remarkable wildlife, National Threatened Species day this Sunday, 07 September, 2014, is also a chance to celebrate what is being done for native wildlife.
Taronga Zoo’s Zoomobile and its animals have taken a trip to Dora Creek Public School for a sustainable seafood celebration as winners of the Fish for Good marine conservation campaign aimed at empowering people to make informed choices when they buy seafood.