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Taronga’s charismatic 14 month-old chimpanzee, Fumo, has been impressing keepers and visitors with his dexterous use of tools at the termite mound, a behaviour not normally seen in chimps his age. True to his name, which means “spear” in Swahili, Fumo can be seen carefully manipulating branches and twigs into the mound to extract food like mashed sweet potato.
A Taronga Zoo keeper has found an unusual assistant to help out on her morning work rounds – an orphaned wombat joey named Chloe.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the birth of its first-ever Bilby joeys. The births cap off an exciting year that saw The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge officially open the Zoo’s new Bilby exhibit named in honour of their son, Prince George.
Taronga is open every day of the year, including Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years Day, making the Zoo one of the few places open during the entire holiday season.
A Little Penguin from the famous colony at Manly was released back into the wild today after being treated at the Taronga Wildlife Hospital for wounds probably caused by marine debris.
Taronga’s Backyard to Bush is now home to a new juvenile lace monitor named ‘Shaw’.
Sydneysiders can now experience Taronga Zoo’s amazing wildlife and harbour views from an entirely new perspective, with the opening of the new treetop high ropes adventure, Wild Ropes.
It was a very exciting morning for the Chimpanzee community at Taronga Zoo today. Keepers put giant Christmas bon bons and a array of different sized presents in the sanctuary.
Christmas came early today for Taronga Zoo’s Chimpanzees, who discovered some gift-wrapped food treats and other tasty decorations in their exhibit.
Taronga’s hippo keepers tried out some new enrichment feeders for our two adorable Pygmy Hippos, Fergus and Kambiri, this week.

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