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Stage 6 Maintaining a Balance

Investigate the diverse ways in which animals regulate their temperature,

maintain their water balance and excrete their nitrogenous wastes. Using a wide

range of Australian animals as case studies, students are provided with resources

and animal encounters to supplement their studies of Maintaining a Balance. 

This summer has been one of the hottest in recent memory with temperatures soaring in Sydney, a fact that isn’t lost on Taronga’s elephants and their keepers.
Taronga Zoo has welcomed four tiny Squirrel Monkey babies to its vibrant group.
Building a better zoo: the new Wildlife Retreat at Taronga Zoo
An immersive overnight wildlife education experience that brings you face to face with Australia’s magnificent native animals: introducing the Taronga Wildlife Retreat.