Our four Oriental Small-clawed otters not only like to be kept busy, but they like to have fun too! Our family of otters consists of Dad “Arnie”, named after Arnold Schwarzenegger because he looked big, strong and muscular. The other three otters are his off-spring. The eldest is female Bising with younger brothers Soa and Houdini.
Wild Frontiers - Taronga Dinner 2011, the Taronga Foundation’s 11th annual fundraising event took place at the Ivy Room on Wednesday 22 June and was emceed by the hilarious Effie. Thank you to the corporate partners who bought tickets, provided prizes and attended the event.
More than 280 QBE employees, business partners and family members attended the annual QBE Open Air Cinema Event at Taronga Zoo. This great event was held at the Zoo’s Concert Lawns overlooking Sydney Harbour.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has achieved a national breeding success, hatching Australasia’s first Galapagos Tortoise in March this year. The hatchling came out of the egg on March 19 and has been carefully looked after by keepers and veterinary staff. It now weighs 100.6 grams and is only 8cm long but it’s doing very well.