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School students taught to fish responsibly during Zoo workshopSchool students taught to fish responsibly during Zoo workshop
School students taught to fish responsibly during Zoo workshop
School students taught to fish responsibly during Zoo workshop

Today over 130 school students were learning about wetlands, the importance of healthy eco-system and how to be a responsible fisherman at an outdoor…

Posted on 27th March 2012 by Media Relations

Banksia growing in confidenceBanksia growing in confidence
Banksia growing in confidence
Banksia growing in confidence

Banksia the Koala joey is continuing to grow and develop under the watchful eye of mother, Lilli Pilli.

Posted on 23rd March 2012 by Media Relations

Half fluff, half featherHalf fluff, half feather
Half fluff, half feather
Half fluff, half feather

Konira our Andean Condor chick has gradually been shedding her fluffy down. She hatched out looking like a fluff ball, but now she is a mix of…

Posted on 20th March 2012 by Media Relations

Zoo-themed plane touches down in DubboZoo-themed plane touches down in Dubbo
Zoo-themed plane touches down in Dubbo
Zoo-themed plane touches down in Dubbo

There was a different bird on the tarmac of the Dubbo airport over the weekend, when a QantasLink plane featuring images of Rhinos and Giraffes flew…

Posted on 20th March 2012 by Media Relations

NJ the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling turns oneNJ the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling turns one
NJ the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling turns one
NJ the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling turns one

It is hard to believe that just one year ago NJ the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling created history when it hatched and became the first Galapagos…

Posted on 20th March 2012 by Media Relations

Venturing outVenturing out
Venturing out
Venturing out

The three Meerkat pups born in February this year have recently started to emerge from their den. The pups are very bold, venturing out much earlier…

Posted on 19th March 2012 by Media Relations

Nala's debut at the Ausgrid Seal ShowNala's debut at the Ausgrid Seal Show
Nala's debut at the Ausgrid Seal Show
Nala's debut at the Ausgrid Seal Show

It was fitting that Nala made her debut at our Ausgrid Seal Show on Sustainable Seafood Day as she’ll play an important role in educating our Zoo…

Posted on 16th March 2012 by Media Relations

Beads for Wildlife takes offBeads for Wildlife takes off
Beads for Wildlife takes off
Beads for Wildlife takes off

In just one short week, the Beads for Wildlife campaign has already generated a lot of interest with many visitors keen to purchase a piece of…

Posted on 14th March 2012 by Media Relations

Travel Writers to Experience Zoofari LodgeTravel Writers to Experience Zoofari Lodge
Travel Writers to Experience Zoofari Lodge
Travel Writers to Experience Zoofari Lodge

Travel writers from newspapers, the travel industry and online are coming to Dubbo this weekend to write about Zoofari Lodge.

Posted on 14th March 2012 by Media Relations

Marshmallow Madness!Marshmallow Madness!
Marshmallow Madness!
Marshmallow Madness!

You may remember ‘Big’ and ‘Bounce’ from their earlier blog; they might look like giant marshmallows, but these two Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos are…

Posted on 14th March 2012 by Media Relations

Taronga launches Nura Diya Aboriginal Wildlife ExperienceTaronga launches Nura Diya Aboriginal Wildlife Experience
Taronga launches Nura Diya Aboriginal Wildlife Experience

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Taronga launches Nura Diya Aboriginal Wildlife Experience

Taronga Zoo has launched a new Aboriginal wildlife tour, showcasing the strong link between aboriginal people, their culture and wildlife.

Posted on 13th March 2012 by Media Relations

Pathi Harn’s 2nd BirthdayPathi Harn’s 2nd Birthday
Pathi Harn’s 2nd Birthday
Pathi Harn’s 2nd Birthday

Happy birthday to our ‘miracle’ calf Pathi Harn! Two years have flown by since we were in awe of when Porntip gave birth to Pathi Harn. The youngster…

Posted on 10th March 2012 by Media Relations