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Taronga Zoo’s striking Cassowary pair have joined each other on exhibit just in time for breeding season.
Chuck and Macca were recently introduced in the dappled Rainforest exhibit next to Taronga’s Lemur Forest Adventure.
Taronga’s Wedge-tailed Eagle ‘Gina’ is back in her cozy aviary after an extended experimental flight. For the past few days my team and I have been attempting to recover our female Wedge-tailed Eagle ‘Gina’ after she miscalculated during flight in an off-site training session.
For many of us, getting around is taken for granted. We start crawling, and then eventually start walking. Our level of skill increases with both time and experience, and even then some of us are more graceful than others.
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.