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Head above water ... Minister David Campbell at Taronga Zoo yesterday.
Head above water ... Minister David Campbell at Taronga Zoo yesterday.


2007-03-10 - Sydney, Australia
THEY'RE among Sydney's biggest consumers of water, churning through millions of litres a year for drinking, bathing and swimming. But now animals at Taronga Zoo, including the new Asian elephants, are to become better water savers under plans to increase the amount of recycled water they use. Zoo director and chief executive Guy Cooper said among the biggest users of recycled water would be the Asian elephants. All five of them are in the pool at least three times a day.



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