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Student Molly Beatson meets Taronga's Yellow-bellied Glider joey, Fergus
Project Yellow-bellied Glider has been a journey of amazing science, leadership, Aboriginal and conservation learning experiences for 150 school students in the Gosford region.
Young Squirrel Monkey
Our two infant Squirrel Monkeys are now just over 3 1/2 months old, and growing up fast.
Tree planting
Volunteers from Taronga joined The Capertee Valley Regent Honeyeater Recovery Group to plant trees to help conservation of the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater.
Two of our Wandering Whistling Ducks play in the puddles at B2B
At least someone’s happy with the rain!
Taronga's new chimpanzee baby with mother, Shiba and big sister, Sembe
Life does indeed come full circle and not quite a year after the arrival of young Fumo, we are extremely excited to welcome to another baby chimpanzee, this time to three-time mother, Shiba.
Red Panda - Bobbi-Jo
Taronga have stumbled across 10 fantastic wildlife apps that teach you everything you need to know about plants and animals; from how to identify species, where to find them and how to contribute to their survival! Become a wildlife expert and make a difference by simply downloading an app...
Macca and Chuck
Taronga Zoo’s striking Cassowary pair have joined each other on exhibit just in time for breeding season. Chuck and Macca were recently introduced in the dappled Rainforest exhibit next to Taronga’s Lemur Forest Adventure.
Eora the Pelican in training at Seal Theatre
Taronga Zoo’s Great Southern Oceans is home to two Australian pelicans, Mani and Eora.
YATZ planting trees
On Sunday July 27th, teens from Taronga Zoo’s Boral Youth At The Zoo (YATZ) program got together with a local community and celebrated nature.
Gina is back in her cozy avairy
Taronga’s Wedge-tailed Eagle ‘Gina’ is back in her cozy aviary after an extended experimental flight. For the past few days my team and I have been attempting to recover our female Wedge-tailed Eagle ‘Gina’ after she miscalculated during flight in an off-site training session.

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A very fluffy Lesser Sooty Owl chick has recently joined the Bird Show team! http://t.co/kE6SuKXBXH http://t.co/GaRV2VIcx7
Meet our favourite fluff ball, Griffin! This Sooty Owl chick is being hand raised to be an ambassador for his species http://t.co/HHMlBtTIup
Did you know every zebra has a slightly different pattern of stripes? Pic @bradrasmussenphoto (Insta). http://t.co/wNBtnUIfT7

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.