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Taronga Welcomes Tiny, Orange Leaf-eating Monkey Infant
Taronga Zoo has been named the ‘Best Major Attraction’ at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.
Taronga’s male giraffe, Jimiyu, today had his right hoof trimmed by a farrier.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are celebrating a special birthday this month as Kufara the Black Rhino turns one!
A critically endangered Hawksbill Turtle and endangered Green Turtle, both found in poor condition have been rehabilitated and released by Taronga Zoo.
One of Taronga Zoo’s elephants, Pak Boon, has been diagnosed with Tuberculosis (TB) despite extensive pre-screening of all the elephants before coming to Australia.
Keepers at Taronga Zoo have been preparing cold treats to help the animals cool down in the hot weather this week.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has no intention or knowledge of speculation regarding the possible sale of the region’s premier tourist attraction.
A tiny female Western Lowland Gorilla has been born at Taronga Zoo. Born to experienced mother ‘Kriba’ on Saturday 15 January, the youngster has been named ‘Kipenzi’ which means ‘precious one’ in Swahili.
Taronga Zoo was proud to be part of Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure. Airing in the US and Australia this week, the fabulous animals of the zoo animals also showcased at


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