Our Birthday Will Be Wild. Celebrate 100 Years of Taronga. Find Out More
Visit Taronga Zoo for $1 on your birthday in 2016! Find Out More
Share your memories for a chance to win! Share Now
Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video
Now they may be cute and small, but Meerkats are actually the most challenging group of animals our Carnivores keepers care for. They are powerful little critters with a very complex social structure. At Taronga’s Meerkat Desert the current alpha female is Nairobi who is very comfortable as leader of the mob. Read this story to learn about how meerkat hierarchy works and Taronga’s mob.