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Sydney is home to one of the world’s most venomous creatures, the Sydney Funnel-web Spider. As the weather warms so does your chance of encountering these typically underground dwellers.
A Taronga Zoo education coordinator has taken on the role of surrogate dad to an orphaned Swamp Wallaby joey, whose mother was struck by a car near Sydney.
Over 1000 Nepalese villagers have now received training in how to protect livestock and crops and avoid conflict with Himalayan bear species through a Taronga Field Conservation Grant.
We’re offering a fun new experience for our guests at Backyard to Bush, with the Aussie Bush Talk at our Red kangaroo yard each day at 11.30am.
Echidna trailing at Taronga
Taronga Keepers are hoping for a rare breeding success after echidnas were spotted partaking in a bizarre breeding ritual known as “trailing”. Echidnas may be an Australian icon, but a great deal of mystery still surrounds this spiny species when it comes to their unique mating ritual that takes place during breeding season.
There must be something in the water here at Taronga’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary!

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