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It has been a busy year so far for our group of chimpanzees and we are always excited to see how the infants grow and develop into an integral part of the group.
After days of waiting and watching, Keepers are able to confirm Taronga’s new gorilla baby is a male.
In response to stories overnight of a Texan hunter paying $350,000 to hunt and kill a Black Rhinoceros in Namibia, Cameron Kerr, Board member of the International Rhino Foundation said it was a travesty to attempt to legitimise hunting of a Critically Endangered species.
Getting regular veterinary check-ups is a normal part of life at Taronga Zoo. It ensures that all animals within the collection receive the best medical care, and are capable of living full, healthy lives.
Taronga’s new male Australian Sea-lion pup is just a few weeks old and is already telling his keepers who’s the boss.
A juvenile Green Turtle named ‘Alice’ is back at sea to help humans learn more about turtles’ secret lives.
A very fluffy Lesser Sooty Owl chick has recently joined the Bird Show team. At the moment it looks more like a ball of fluff than an owl, but soon the eight week old male will be fully fledged and ready to fly.
A baby echidna is making a remarkable recovery at Taronga Zoo, after being left seriously injured when its burrow was dug up by a bulldozer.
Keepers at Taronga’s Backyard to Bush would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Easter holidays!
What many don't realise is that giraffe numbers are drastically dropping in the wild, with a decline of up to 40% in the last 10 years.

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