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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THE ZOO WITH A VIEW

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You don’t need their long necks to see the fabulous view from Taronga Zoo

 

From the tiny Corroboree frog to the 3000 kg Asian elephant, if there’s an animal in danger, chances are it’s a zoo that is trying to save them.

Once the nasty ‘jailers’ of the animal kingdom, confining huge species in tiny cages for our viewing pleasure, zoos have become key players in the conservation of wildlife.

Taronga Zoo on Sydney’s north shore is a perfect example of this.

Known as the zoo with a view because of its stunning vista of Sydney Harbour, Taronga was named after the Aboriginal word for ‘beautiful view’.

 

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CALMSLEY FARM – WESTERN SYDNEY

WESTERN SYDNEY’S HIDDEN TREASURE

CALMSLEY HILL CITY FARM

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Tucked away in the middle of suburban streets full of beautiful and enormous homes is a hidden treasure in the western Sydney suburb of Abbotsbury – Calmsley Hill City Farm.

This 160-hectare working farm is home to a myriad of animals.

It also boasts world-class educational programs and amazingly has a beautiful view of Sydney’s tall buildings.

So much about this place is unexpected.

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