Zoo Stories

Discover the incredible true story behind the Museum of Sydney's exhibition How to Move a Zoo

Find out why and how hundreds of animals were moved from the Zoological Gardens at Moore Park to Taronga Zoo – and how Jessie the beloved elephant fared on her first ferry ride.



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How to Move a Zoo installation.


How to move a giant green elephantTuesday 16 November 2021