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Taronga's new male elephant calf today took a short walk with its mother, Thong Dee, and aunt, Tang Mo, in the warm sun at the Zoo's Wild Asia Exhibit.
An injured Swift Parrot that has just flown over 1000 kilometres from Tasmania will be hitching a ride for the last 300 kilometres following a collision with power lines that left him stunned and concussed.
Primate keepers, Louise Grossfeldt and Mandy McLellan, coordinated a 40 km walk for Zoo staff from Palm Beach to Taronga Zoo last weekend to help Orang-utans.The pair took time off from their busy schedules at the Zoo where they care for the Taronga’s orang-utans, gorillas, chimpanzees and other primates, to help raise awareness and funds to save Orang-utans which are under terrible pressure in Asia from jungle clearance. In total they raised $7000 for the BOS program.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted by the arrival of a Przewalski's Horse foal which was born on Tuesday, 12 May 2009 in the early hours of the morning.
The Deputy Premier and Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Carmel Tebbutt, today's attended the birthday celebrations for Taronga's silverback gorilla, Kibabu, to promote a mobile phone recycling plan which helps save gorilla habitat in Africa.
Staff at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have completed the enormous task of moving one of the Zoo’s Hippopotamus’ from the main Hippo exhibit to the African Savannah exhibit.
Over 800 students from Northern Beaches schools started training at Taronga Zoo on Sunday to assist the local Little Penguin colonies.
‘Nature Nic’ and Sydney Swans’ player Jared Crouch visited Taronga Zoo today to raise awareness for the plight of the Tasmanian Devil as part of “Black and White Day”.
About 30 motorcyclists from the Harley Owners’ Group presented a cheque for $1123.00 to the Taronga Foundation continuing their 20 year Wedgetail Eagle sponsorship
Taronga Zoo today announced confirmation of its third elephant pregnancy. Pak Boon fell pregnant naturally to Taronga’s resident Bull elephant, Gung, with the calf due early 2011.

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