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Shiba cradles her new baby
Taronga Zoo’s renowned chimpanzee group has welcomed a tiny new addition, with experienced mother, Shiba giving birth to a healthy baby over the weekend.
Dr Jane Goodall visits Taronga's Chimpanzee Sanctuary
As winter sets in and the weather begins to turn a little colder, our chimpanzee community is getting used to life without the matriarch of the group, Lulu.
Koko
Keen observers of Taronga Zoo’s chimpanzee community may notice two chimps, Koko and her daughter Kamili, are currently absent from our Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
Taronga's much-loved chimpanzee, Lulu
Lulu led a fascinating and globetrotting life.
The past month has been a busy one for Taronga’s chimpanzee community, with two of our younger chimps celebrating birthdays.
Today was just another normal day for all 17 members of the Chimp family, but as keepers were going about their routine. Samaki (a young, up and coming male)was lording over the termite mound and its delicious contents,
After the group returned to their newly renovated exhibit in late September, there was a lot of busy activity while they enjoyed the complexity of the exhibit, testing out all the new climbing structures and the interactive equipment.
Taronga Zoo has today announced a five year partnership with Jane Goodall to expand the Tchimpounga Rehabilitation Centre, marking World Environment Day.
It is with a heavy heart that I write this blog. It is my sad duty if you may, to report that on Tuesday 11th January Taronga Zoo lost its oldest Chimpanzee Bessie.
Taronga Zoo keepers have been saddened to farewell one of their oldest chimpanzees, ‘Bessie’ today.

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