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It’s been 2 months since the Meerkats moved in to their new exhibit and they are really enjoying their new surroundings!
Taronga’s Education Centre keepers were saddened to farewell our beautiful Qquokka, Autumn, last week.
We’re very excited to announce that Gina, our female Wedge-tailed Eagle, is now regularly flying in our 12PM Bird Show. It has been a long journey for Gina, but persistence has paid off, and she is going from strength to strength.
Our most iconic marsupial needs your help! By learning more about wild koalas and where they live, we can make the best choices to ensure their future.
Khewzi moves to African Savannah exhibit
The birth of Australia’s first Greater One-horned Rhino calf on October 25, 2015 is a landmark for Taronga Western Plains Zoo and global rhinoceros conservation.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have been busy hand raising a little male Banteng calf.
This week we said ‘see you later’ to our three remaining tigers, Jumilah, Kartika and Kembali as they headed off to their temporary home at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
This year, on Saturday October 31st, Taronga Zoo will be hosting it’s very first “Boo at the Zoo” Halloween Spooktacular!
Taronga’s reptile keepers were saddened to say goodbye to the Zoo’s grand old Komodo Dragon, Tuka, today.

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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.