This #throwbackthursday we thought we'd go waaaaaay back to Taronga's beginnings at Moore Park with this photo of Jessie the Elephant meeting young zoo guests Joyce and Denis. You can help us celebrate our Centenary in 2016 by posting your favourite Taronga photo memories to share how you grew up with Taronga. Thanks to the support of our Centenary partner @anz_au, you’ll also go into the draw to win some amazing prizes. You can share your old photos with us by tagging #igrewupwithtaronga or via the link on our profile page! 🐘
My Grandfather, Charles “Chick” Cody was the zookeeper @tarongazoo my mum and her brother’s and sister’s all lived down the road, an amazing backyard! 🐪🐘🦏🦍🦌🐄🐅🐃🐂🐐🐏🐆🐊🦈🐠🐬🐡🐙🐍🐢🦂🦎🐿🦃🕷🦆🦅🦉🐛 @nazzacody @chesnecody @codyrita @roseashtonart @catdog69_ @tcabuilding @lucycodydavis @bridgetmarker @madalyncody @colleenmctaggart #igrewupwithtaronga
We were thrilled to see a brief return to stunning blue skies today! This gorgeous shot by Liz Gully was the weekly winner in our #igrewupwithtaronga competition.
Don’t forget you can share your favourite Taronga photos with us and go in the draw to win some amazing prizes thanks to our Centenary Partner @anz_au. Share your memories with us by tagging #igrewupwithtaronga or via the link on our profile page.
Happy 💯 th Birthday, Taronga! Cheers to Cameron Kerr and his fabulous team (especially #keepersteve 😜) for continuing to educate us all about conservation of the land and animals that the Cammeraygal people looked after for 40, 000 years before us. Oh and thanks for the fabulous party 🐢🐍🕷🐞🐌🐛🐷🐝🐧 #cammeraygal