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A Little Penguin from the famous colony at Manly was released back into the wild today after being treated at the Taronga Wildlife Hospital for wounds probably caused by marine debris.
Sydneysiders can now experience Taronga Zoo’s amazing wildlife and harbour views from an entirely new perspective, with the opening of the new treetop high ropes adventure, Wild Ropes.
Elephant facility nearing completion
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new state-of-the-art Elephant facility is having the finishing touches added, with completion set for the end of this year.
Christmas came early today for Taronga Zoo’s Chimpanzees, who discovered some gift-wrapped food treats and other tasty decorations in their exhibit.
Taronga’s successful Little Penguin breeding program has had 8 penguin chicks hatch this season.
Taronga’s Sumatran Tiger, Satu, has moved to Australia Zoo in Queensland this week, as part of the conservation breeding program for his critically endangered species.
Zoo wins at the NSW Toursim Awards
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has won the NSW Tourism Awards for Best Tourist Attraction and Unique Accommodation at the NSW Tourism Awards gala ceremony held in Sydney on Thursday 27 November 2014.
A Taronga Zoo keeper has begun the round-the-clock task of caring for a six-month-old Quokka, one of three joeys born at the Zoo this breeding season.
Hippo calf at 11 weeks old
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s female Hippo calf now has a name - Kibibi meaning ‘little lady’ in Swahili. Kibibi is now 11 weeks old and has more than doubled her weight since birth.
Taronga Zoo’s Zoomobile is heading to pre-schools and primary schools in Narrandera from 25-27 November.

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