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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
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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.
Participants in the Makin' TRACKS program
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Education team is excited to announce the commencement of a newly developed program called Makin’ TRACKS.
Taronga nutritionist, Michelle Shaw shows the results of the new blender
Taronga Wildlife Hospital will receive a new commercial grade blender and mixer to prepare food for rescued and rehabilitated wildlife.
Keepers measure Taronga's Green Anaconda
Green Anacondas can grow to be the heaviest snakes in the world, with reports of some reaching close to nine metres and weighing in at nearly 250kg!

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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.