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Taronga Zoo staff recently travelled to the Brindabella mountains to release 270 eggs and tadpoles of the critically endangered Northern Corroboree Frog.
2015 has been dubbed the Year of the Gibbon by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to help raise awareness.
Taronga’s primate keepers recently said goodbye to a trio of Western Lowland Gorillas, who have made the big journey across the water to New Zealand.
A tree planting day was held at the base of Kincumba Mountain Reserve on National Tree Day, as part of Taronga’s Project Habitat.
You can learn more about the impact of plastics in our oceans at a special event at Taronga Zoo on Thursday, 20 August, being held as part of Science Week.
Siri the Cheetah cub playing with companion puppy Iris
Taronga’s Australian Fauna keepers were very saddened by the passing of Sheila, our female Eastern Long-beaked Echidna, last week.
Today is International Tiger Day – a day to not only celebrate this beautiful species, but also show you just how much wild tigers need your help!



Not everyone would look this happy tipping the scales at 199kgs!
Happy International Zoo Keeper Day to all of our hard working and dedicated Zoo Keepers!
During a Little Penguin release last December we accidentally let go of more than just penguins.

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.