Shows and Keeper Talks

Shows and Keeper Talks

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Learn about the fascinating animals that call Taronga home from our expert Keepers. Plan your day around our daily shows and Keeper talks for an action-packed visit.

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Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.

Free Flight Birds

Have you ever seen an Andean Condor spread its three-metre wide wings? Learn about the condor and other exotic birds such as the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo and Galah, as they fly against the iconic Sydney Harbour skyline.

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Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.
Maximus the Sea-lion. Photo: Paul Fahy
Maximus the Sea-lion. Photo: Paul Fahy

Seals for the Wild

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Watch our graceful seals catch fish, climb and dive in this dynamic display. You’ll see species such as the Australian sea lion, Californian sea lion, and New Zealand fur seal show off their natural abilities while you learn about their marine environment.

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Maximus the Sea-lion. Photo: Paul Fahy
Giraffe
Giraffe

Giraffe keeper talk

Daily

Did you know that giraffes can see up to 2 kilometres into the distance? Our expert Keepers will introduce you to these gentle giants, and tell you what makes them wonderfully unique.

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Giraffe
Asian Elephant
Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant keeper talk

Daily

Ecological engineers, elephants play a HUGE role in the forest and are the heartbeat of Asia.

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Asian Elephant
Gorilla
Gorilla

Gorilla keeper talk

Daily

Gorillas may be the largest primates in the world but they are quiet and peaceful too! 

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Gorilla
Meerkats
Meerkats

Meerkat keeper talk

Daily

Whether absorbing the warmth of the sun, on the lookout for hungry predators or furiously digging for food, meerkats lead a busy life in the African desert.

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Meerkats
Koala with joey.
Koala with joey.

Koala keeper talk

Daily

18 to 20 hours a day - that’s how long a koala sleeps. Find out why from our expert Keepers, as you watch our cuddly marsupials resting in the exhibit’s eucalyptus trees.

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Koala with joey.
Komodo Dragon
Komodo Dragon

Komodo Dragon keeper talk

Daily

The powerful Komodo Dragon is the largest lizard on the planet, they can swim 300 metres and did we mention they're venomous?!

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Komodo Dragon
Alpaca.
Alpaca.

Farmyard keeper talk

Daily

Did you know that the alpaca’s padded hooves make for less compaction on soil, which is better for the environment? In this kid-friendly session, you’ll meet alpacas, goats, sheep and chickens, and learn about how we work towards sustainable farming.

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Alpaca.