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It’s now over 15 months since we released these almost-extinct birds back to their Ironbark Forest habitat at Chiltern, in Victoria, as part of the recovery program and it has flown over 100 kilometres to Holbrook! This is the second bird to be spotted alive and well over a year after the release. The first bird is still being recorded in Chiltern mixing with wild Regents.
NJ, the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling is growing well, with keepers now introducing some new 'furniture' into the enclosure.
Students at Macquarie Anglican Grammar School have been busy getting creative as part of Project Platypus.
Today we met our mentors for the first time. It was really exciting. This is what we are doing.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are doing something odd in the name of Cheetah Conservation
Angus is a Rufous Owl, and up until recently, was one of the stars of our QBE Free-Flight Bird Show.
As the temperatures started to fall and the first of June arrived many people wondered what our animals do in winter to keep warm.
Taronga Zoo's Senior Vet, Larry, recently helped relocate two Brown Bears from tiny cagwes in Poland.
You wouldn’t think that Funnel-web spiders would ever make use of a paintbrush, but they’re an important tool for spider hygiene.
At Bird Show we are currently training two new additions for our show, Major Mitchell Cockatoos, ‘Big’ and ‘Bounce’. ‘Big’ and ‘Bounce’, hatched in October of last year and so have a lot of learning and growing up to do.



ABC reports why elephants rarely get cancer
Meet the newest arrival at #TarongaWesternPlainsZoo - a female Ring-tailed Lemur baby named Imerina!
This orphaned Brushtail Possum is getting round the clock care - with a little help from a soft toy kangaroo.

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.