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When I enter the Taronga Zoo animal hospital I hear squeaky noises. Not thinking about what I will see, I enter the room, looking around naively, until I finally notice where it comes from. Something is moving in a big yellow incubator.
As soon as Courtney the keeper lets them run outside in the morning, Pepper, the female, and Sari, the young male, rush to their breakfast - but not Emas.
It may be winter here in Sydney but that’s not stopping the chimp family from enjoying the great outdoors….especially the younger members of the group, Sule and Sembe.
Taronga’s Backyard to Bush precinct plays home to some of our closest neighbours, and provides an opportunity for Taronga’s talented keepers to tell the zoo’s visitors about the resident animals
Our resident Orang-utans, Jantan and Willow, are exploring their brand new enclosure at Taronga Zoo. Read more about their move, and how the playful pair is settling in.
At Taronga Zoo, we’ve been lucky enough to have four Tasmanian Devil joeys born to mother, Nina, last year, and we’re giving all of our Facebook fans a chance to name one of these playful youngsters.
I recently saw this paragraph about vet nurses doing the rounds, and it certainly made me stop and think about a bunch of very talented Wildlife Veterinary Nurses that work at Taronga Zoo.
Taronga Zoo was recognised as a Bronze Level Partner of the NSW Government Sustainable Advantage Program on Monday 23 July.
Recently two of our female Meerkats, Akiki and Mwali, celebrated their 1st Birthday.
I touched a shark! Yep a real, living, breathing shark. For the record, it wasn’t a Great White, but rather a Port Jackson Shark, which is considered harmless to humans, but it was a shark none the less.

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Public Notices

Update on three year old White Rhino Macheo
As part of a 10 year Centenary Master Plan upgrade, Taronga has submitted plans to build an Australian Habitat Exhibit (phase 1) which includes an overnight conservation experience called the Taronga Wildlife Retreat.
Taronga Zoo would not dissect animals for public display. Taronga’s first concern is always for the welfare and dignity of the remarkable animals in our care.
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.