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Animal Ethics Committee

All research conducted on Taronga Conservation Society Australia’s collection animals or by the Society’s staff has undergone review and assessment by Taronga’s Animal Ethics Committee (AEC). This committee consists of at least one member of category A (veterinarian), category B (research scientist), category C (animal welfare advocate with no other association with the Zoo) and category D (independent lay person), and is governed by the regulations set out in policy 4.5 TCSA AEC Terms of Reference attached as appendix AEC31.