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The Taronga Bird Show’s newest feathered star is Ord, the Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. Ord is currently being trained by keeper Brendan to sit on a specially designed box to take coin and note donations from visitors after the show.
Project Platypus is enjoying another successful year in 2012 with students from five Dubbo schools participating in prac days at the Zoo, the Cultural Centre, at Sandy Beach along the Macquarie River and at their schools.
Sydney society turned out for wildlife at the Taronga Foundation’s annual dinner at The Ivy last night, raising $206,000 for conservation programs, including conservation of the endangered Southern Corroboree Frog.
We are making magnets and two folding posters. Our group helped each other by organising and cooperating. We had two people on each project. Our mentor helped us by cutting, painting and helping us plan. We are hoping the community will learn not to litter and put their dogs on leashes.
On the 10th of May, year five and six arrived at Little Manly and after having a quick morning tea we headed off to Little Collins Beach and up to the bush to learn about weeds and plants.
A couple of months have passed and Kibali and Kimya are settling in well. There has been some highs and lows with the two young gorillas getting to know each other with their paths not always being smooth.
Keepers at the Zoo are saddened by the passing of 21 year old Selatan the Sumatran Tiger.
Taronga Scientist Dr Grainne Cleary wants local Mosman residents to help her watch out for Powerful Owls.
Keeper Paul from the Nocturnal House has put these instructions together on how to build a possum nest. Following his advice you can have an inexpensive nest built in literally five minutes.
Think dinner time at your house is an ordeal? Then come and check out our four Tasmanian Devil joeys feeding!



It's our 99th #birthday today! We can't wait to celebrate our centenary with you next year.
RT : Happy kids here at Simmo's Beach Reserve this morning, winners of 's #zoomobile comp
Our vet nurses are caring for this orphaned possum – with a little help from a toy kangaroo!

Public Notices

Taronga Zoo’s young male elephant, Luk Chai, 5, had some dental work on his tusks today. Taronga’s Senior Veterinarian, Dr Larry Vogelnest, said some elephants including Luk Chai, have brittle tusks that are prone to cracking and infection.
Taronga's male elephant Luk Chai is being seen by an expert elephant dentist tomorrow to check out his teeth and tusks. Luk Chai has especially small brittle tusks which, through normal play he damages and has suffered recurrent infections.
Taronga is having an important safety evacuation drill after 3pm on Monday 8 December and all staff and visitors will be evacuated.
Taronga’s commitment to all animals in its care includes the provision of a stimulating and rich environment full of challenges and activities.