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Here at Taronga, we aim to continually improve our animal habitats while striving to enhance the experience for our guests.

You might come across some construction work when you visit Taronga Zoo. Most of our 4,000 animals of 322 species can be seen as usual.

We thank you for your understanding while improvement works take place. 

Infrastructure and maintenance:

Animals currently off display at Taronga Zoo include:

  • Squirrel Monkeys (30th November - 3rd December 2015)
  • Eastern Barred Bandicoot
  • Sumatran Tigers (may be seen at Taronga Western Plains Zoo)

Orang-utan rainforest temporarily closed 

Works will shortly commence near the Orang-utan Rainforest and this area has been closed. Our much-loved Orang-utans, Jantan and Willow, have also temporarily moved behind the scenes. In the meantime, the off-exhibit night areas of the current Orang-utan exhibit will be used as important neutral territory during the introduction process of new chimpanzees. The Orang-utans will continue to receive daily enrichment and training sessions.