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Taronga Zoo


Sydney is the site of the first European colony in Australia and is also the state capital of New South Wales. Located on the south-east coast of Australia, this city is built around Port Jackson which also includes Sydney Harbor. This has given Sydney the nickname of “the Harbour City”. Manufacturing, property and business services, media, tourism, health and community services dominate the economic sectors of Sydney. Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia is one of the tourist attractions of Sydney.

Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia, opened on October 7th , 1916 and is the city zoo of Sydney. Located on the shores of Sydney Harbor, this zoo is managed by the Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales. Spread over 28.7 hectares,Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia, is now home to 2600 animals. This zoo is divided into eight regions and has emerged as one of the largest zoo of the world.

Taronga Zoo in Sydney at Australia features a fine collection of Australia's native animals and also a diverse collection of exotic species. When you walk along the paths among the animal enclosures, you are also able to get splendid views of the harbor. You can start from the top of the hill and then work downwards. Later you can also take a sky ferry back to the top of the zoo.

Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia is even more amazing in the sense is that here you can find the animals roaming about freely. Kangaroos, wallabies, lions, koala, giraffes and several other animals, all are there at the zoo. Watching the various antics of the animals itself is a great fun. Since the animals are allowed to live freely and practice their will, hence you see them in their true form.

If you want to have some lifetime memories of Taronga Zoo in Sydney in Australia, then why not take back some pictures posing with the animals? For theis all you have to do is try out at the Animal Encounters section at the zoo. Here for a nominal fee, you can enter the enclosures with the assistance of the rangers, and have your pictures taken by a professional.

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