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Squirrel Glider
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.
Bardin hitches a ride with mother, River
Spring is in full swing at Taronga Zoo, with keepers celebrating the arrival of two new koala joeys for this year’s breeding season.
Nupela hops on the scales
Taronga’s cheeky Tree Kangaroo joey, Nupela, hopped on the scales this week to mark her first 12 months – weighing in at an impressive 3.8 kilograms.
Prince George meets George the Bilby
On Sunday Taronga’s latest Bilby projects and our efforts to protect other endangered species will be highlighted at this year’s National Threatened Species Day on 7 September.
Sudi with mother, Shiba
Taronga Zoo’s baby chimpanzee was named ‘Sudi’ today, a Swahili name meaning “success” or “luck”.
Golden Pheasant
Taronga will be hosting a celebration of all things feathered on land, in the air and in the water in its inaugural Taronga Bird Festival from September 29 – October 31.
Taronga visits Dora Creek
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.
Brazilian Tapir, Tiquie gets a pampering
Dry skin in winter is a problem for people and Taronga Zoo’s Brazilian Tapir, ‘Tiquie’, who relies on a daily pampering to keep her skin and hair healthy.
Nkosie the Giraffe calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a male Giraffe calf born on Sunday 3 August 2014 to the delight of visitors on the early morning walk tour.
Jantan enjoys morning tea
On cold winter mornings Taronga Zoo’s Orang-utans, Jantan and Willow are given a special enrichment treat of warming herbal tea.

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