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Eastern Long Necked Turtle hatchling
The Aussie Walkthrough exhibit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is experiencing a baby boom with lots of little joeys starting to emerge.
Mr Hobbs Sun Bear
A TRAFFIC report released last week confirmed thousands of Asian bears had been illegally traded for body parts between 2000 and 2011.
Student Molly Beatson meets Taronga's Yellow-bellied Glider joey, Fergus
Project Yellow-bellied Glider has been a journey of amazing science, leadership, Aboriginal and conservation learning experiences for 150 school students in the Gosford region.
Young Squirrel Monkey
Our two infant Squirrel Monkeys are now just over 3 1/2 months old, and growing up fast.
Tree planting
Volunteers from Taronga joined The Capertee Valley Regent Honeyeater Recovery Group to plant trees to help conservation of the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater.
Two of our Wandering Whistling Ducks play in the puddles at B2B
At least someone’s happy with the rain!
Taronga's new chimpanzee baby with mother, Shiba and big sister, Sembe
Life does indeed come full circle and not quite a year after the arrival of young Fumo, we are extremely excited to welcome to another baby chimpanzee, this time to three-time mother, Shiba.
Red Panda - Bobbi-Jo
Taronga have stumbled across 10 fantastic wildlife apps that teach you everything you need to know about plants and animals; from how to identify species, where to find them and how to contribute to their survival! Become a wildlife expert and make a difference by simply downloading an app...
Macca and Chuck
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.
Eora the Pelican in training at Seal Theatre
Taronga Zoo’s Great Southern Oceans is home to two Australian pelicans, Mani and Eora.

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Public Notices

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.
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.