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On this day each year, we in the animal care industry reflect on what happened in the past and how we can safeguard our endangered species in the future.
Taronga’s much-loved Malayan Tapir, Berani, has moved to a new home at Hunter Valley Zoo.
Volunteers from Taronga joined Birdlife Australia to plant over 300 trees in the Capertee Valley to help create more bushland for the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater.
Taronga’s Australian Sea-lion pup is growing up fast!
Taronga’s ungulate keepers have recently implemented a new enrichment schedule to challenge our clever giraffes.
The Cotton-top Tamarin brothers at our Education Centre become very inquisitive when we bring new things into their enclosure.
Taronga Zoo staff recently travelled to the Brindabella mountains to release 270 eggs and tadpoles of the critically endangered Northern Corroboree Frog.

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Public Notices

As part of a 10 year Centenary Master Plan upgrade, Taronga has submitted plans to build an Australian Habitat Exhibit (phase 1) which includes an overnight conservation experience called the Taronga Wildlife Retreat.
Taronga Zoo would not dissect animals for public display. Taronga’s first concern is always for the welfare and dignity of the remarkable animals in our care.
Taronga Zoo’s young male elephant, Luk Chai, 5, had some dental work on his tusks today. Taronga’s Senior Veterinarian, Dr Larry Vogelnest, said some elephants including Luk Chai, have brittle tusks that are prone to cracking and infection.
Taronga's male elephant Luk Chai is being seen by an expert elephant dentist tomorrow to check out his teeth and tusks. Luk Chai has especially small brittle tusks which, through normal play he damages and has suffered recurrent infections.