Keepers and animals in the Great Southern Oceans exhibit have recently been in a research program to better understand the hearing range and sensitivity of seals in the Southern Hemisphere.
The wind was amazing! It was a little gusty, but not overly strong; perfect weather to take the Harris Hawks out for a flight in the meadow. Unfortunately the story wasn’t as uneventful as it sounds.
An orphaned baby wombat is receiving round the clock care at Taronga after its mother was killed on a highway. The little female Common Wombat joey, now named ‘Mirrhi’, was rescued from along the Hume Highway where its mother had been struck and killed by a car.
They’re fast, it’s dark and now keepers have finally counted seven!
Play was in full swing this morning at the Zoo’s elephant exhibit.
Ripley the owl has been part of the Bird Show crew for just over a year now. It doesn't seem that long ago that she was covered in white fluffy down and taken home every night to be hand-raised by one of her trainers and surrogate-mum, Erin.
The Taronga Foundation raised over $340,000 for tigers last Friday at the annual Zoofari fundraiser in a spectacular Marquee at Taronga Zoo overlooking the Harbour.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating being named best ‘Major Attraction’ at the NSW Tourism Industry Awards at the Grand Pavilion, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse last Friday night.
Tune in to the special TV event on Australia's biggest babies. Ch 7, 7:30pm Wed 24th Nov.
We officially named our calf today, “Tuk Ta” (pronounced ‘ took tuh’) it means ‘doll’ in Thai.

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