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A couple of months have passed and Kibali and Kimya are settling in well. There has been some highs and lows with the two young gorillas getting to know each other with their paths not always being smooth.
Keepers at the Zoo are saddened by the passing of 21 year old Selatan the Sumatran Tiger.
Taronga Scientist Dr Grainne Cleary wants local Mosman residents to help her watch out for Powerful Owls.
Keeper Paul from the Nocturnal House has put these instructions together on how to build a possum nest. Following his advice you can have an inexpensive nest built in literally five minutes.
Think dinner time at your house is an ordeal? Then come and check out our four Tasmanian Devil joeys feeding!
Keepers in our Australian Walkabout section are celebrating the breeding success of 12 Feathertail Glider joeys, the smallest gliding mammals in the world
Find out about Taronga Zoo's community outreach program "Project Penguin" by reading this story by students from Curl Curl North Public School.
The saying goes ‘like father like son’, but one of our young black back gorillas is defiantly not taking after his relaxed and laid back father, Silverback, Kibabu.
Taronga celebrated its 550 volunteers and their incredible contribution to wild life through behavioural studies, administration, guest services and countless other areas across both our zoos during National Volunteer Week 2012. These astonishing volunteers contributed over 100,000 hours of their time in the past year.
The Taronga Wildlife Hospital treats an average of 40 marine turtles each year that have been washed up on beaches or found floating, unable to swim in the sea. The task of rehabilitating and releasing these animals along with hundreds of other native animals that come into the hospital’s care is the task of Taronga’s veterinarians and nurses.

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Public Notices

Update on three year old White Rhino Macheo
As part of a 10 year Centenary Master Plan upgrade, Taronga has submitted plans to build an Australian Habitat Exhibit (phase 1) which includes an overnight conservation experience called the Taronga Wildlife Retreat.
Taronga Zoo would not dissect animals for public display. Taronga’s first concern is always for the welfare and dignity of the remarkable animals in our care.
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.