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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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