Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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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!
Keepers in our Australian Walkabout section are celebrating the breeding success of 12 Feathertail Glider joeys, the smallest gliding mammals in the world
Find out about Taronga Zoo's community outreach program "Project Penguin" by reading this story by students from Curl Curl North Public School.

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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.