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Backyard to Bush is now home to eight male Electric Blue Cichlids to help promote responsible pet ownership
Taronga is celebrating the birth of seven tiny Feathertail Glider joeys who can already be seen scampering around in their Australian Nightlife exhibit.
Did you know Sydney Funnel-web Spiders make trip-lines of web radiating out from their burrows’ entrance? These act as a doorbell; as a cockroach, beetle or other food item, touches the trip lines, vibrations travel down the web to the spider.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the arrival of its first koala joey for this year’s breeding season, with a tiny face starting to emerge from its mother’s pouch.
A boisterous Australian Sea-lion pup named Maximus is just one of the new faces waiting to greet visitors at Taronga Zoo these school holidays.
Bluetongue lizards become adults at around 3 years of age and they can live to about 30 years old! Imagine if you had one as a pet or a wild one living in your backyard at home, you would have it around until you’re all grown up!
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.

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