Taronga Zoo: a photo essay

Just across the harbor from the Sydney Opera House lies a zoo with a view (you will see why later!). Welcome to Taronga Zoo. IMG_3392.JPG

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When our ferry arrived at the Taronga wharf, we took a gondola🚡 up to the top of the hill. The views were starting already.

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Here is a list of most of the animals🐽 we saw:

Emu

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Koalas🐨

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Kangaroos🐺

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Shingleback Lizard

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Tasmanian Devil😈 (Looney Tunes all over again!)

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Seals

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Giraffe

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Tiger🐯

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Lemurs

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Peacocks🐦

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Pygmy Hippos🐗

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And last, but first in my heart (in the animal world), the QUOKKAS🐻! Some of you may remember that my wish for this trip was to meet a quokka in Australia. My wish has come true!

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And here is a quokka with an echidna in the background:

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We even got a glimpse of the wildlife that we might see in Antarctica🐧.

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Here’s what I was talking about with ‘the zoo with a view’🌄!

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Stay cool guys😎!

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6 Responses to Taronga Zoo: a photo essay

  1. Susan says:

    Wow Elliot! My favorite us that first kangaroo. Do you think
    Papa T would let me have one for a pet? And the view is pretty
    spectacular!

    Like

  2. profharvey says:

    Finch says she is looking forward to seeing photos from Antarctica. She liked the lemur pics!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Terry Germann says:

    Wonderful zoo visit. Did you know that we had emus?
    Tg

    Liked by 1 person

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