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Keepers are delighted by the arrival of three new Zoo babies this summer. Born across December the Addax calf, Wapiti fawn and Zebra foal are bringing a whole lot of cuteness into 2014.
Taronga Conservation Society Australia claimed one of the top honours at the NSW Volunteer of the Year Award Ceremony last week, winning the award for ‘Excellence in Not for Profit Volunteer Management 2013’.
A young New Zealand Fur Seal attacked by a shark in July has survived against the odds to find a new home at Taronga Zoo.
A fledgling Southern Boobook is recovering at Taronga Zoo's Wildlife Hospital after being found with a fractured left leg beside a road at Cherrybrook.
Since the birth of these three Cheetah cubs, Halla has been an impeccable mother, which is exceptionally pleasing considering this is her first attempt.
Following on from the overwhelming response to the recent educational initiative – Aussie Animals Collectable Album and Cards – Woolworths and Taronga are excited about the arrival of the latest edition of Aussie Animals - Baby Wildlife Aussie Animals.
Ever been on an impromptu adventure? Our Australian Hobby and star of Taronga’s Bird Show, Pez certainly has!
Taronga Zoo has been recognised for its support of wildlife conservation projects in Sumatra by Leif Cocks, President and founder of The Orangutan Project.
These last few weeks have delivered some extreme weather in Sydney, from hot and dry days to torrential rain and cold winds. Days like these can disrupt the routine of the Keeper, as sometimes the chimps quite simply do not want to go outside!
The 2013 Great Barrier Reef coral spawn is off to a racing start! Last night the first species of coral started sending out egg and sperm bundles to kick off the only reproductive event that can be seen from space.

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Scared of rats? Our friendly black-footed tree rat, ‘Mr P’, helps to educate visitors about Australian native rodents http://t.co/NXvRxMDNnF
The first confirmed sighting of the rare three-headed giraffe! Courtesy of @kittenkaboodle via instagram. http://t.co/zNNaKaB6aR
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Public Notices

Taronga is having an important safety evacuation drill after 3pm on Monday 8 December and all staff and visitors will be evacuated.
Taronga’s commitment to all animals in its care includes the provision of a stimulating and rich environment full of challenges and activities.
A fire broke out in a service building on the perimeter of Taronga Zoo overnight. Fire Brigade crews attended and extinguished the fire before 3am. No people or animals were injured in the fire. Preliminary investigations have found no suspicious circumstances.
Taronga Zoo has very different policies on animal care than the Copenhagen Zoo.