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The Caretaker period for the NSW Election commenced on 6 March 2015.

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Keepers have stepped in to hand raised a male Addax calf after its mother became ill and subsequently passed away after giving birth.
Tucked away in a breeding enclosure, one of the smallest animals in the zoo has just quietly produced the newest generation of tiny offspring. Red-tailed Phascogales are Dasyurids, or carnivorous marsupials related to Tasmanian Devils.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the arrival of three Fennec Fox kits to parents Zinder and Kebilli, which are now on display for visitors to see.
Students from Orana Heights Public School in Dubbo are wild for Rhinos and have been busy decorating their rhino sculpture ready for the trail!
Given its namesake, it’s not surprising that Taronga’s Bird Show boasts a wide variety of birds, from hawks to parrots to vultures and even chickens. But along with those stars of a feathered variety are of course our rats.
Taronga Zoo veterinarians have applied a fresh set of bandages to one of the smaller victims of the NSW bushfires – a bandicoot with burns on all four of its feet.
Spring has sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and many tiny faces are starting to emerge from deep within the pouches of their mothers.
Taronga’s new Tasmanian Devil joey got its first health check this week.
The excitement continues for Taronga’s Primate keepers since the birth of a healthy chimpanzee baby 12 days ago!
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital is currently caring for three Emu chicks which were found orphaned in the wild.

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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.