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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.
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.
Taronga Zoo has invited mothers to visit the Zoo for free this Mothers Day, May 10.
Two juvenile Giraffes at Taronga Western Plains Zoo will take a road trip to their new home in Victoria at Werribee Zoo today, Friday 1 May 2009. The pair, both males, will travel from Taronga Western Plains Zoo to Werribee in two specially designed transport crates, onboard a low loader over 850km south to their final destination.


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