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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.
A Dubbo resident has won the trip of a lifetime simply by visiting the Zoo!
The past few weeks have seen Kuma’s newborn infant become steadily more familiar with life within the chimpanzee community here at Taronga Zoo.
Keepers have stepped in to hand raised a male Addax calf after its mother became ill and subsequently passed away after giving birth.

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Public Notices

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.
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.