‘Together they make a fantastic pair’: Dingo pups take up residence at Taronga

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‘Together they marque a fantastic pair’: Dingo pups instrumentality up residence astatine Taronga

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Two five-month-old Dingo pups, Kep Kep (left) and Warada.

Two five-month-old Dingo pups, Kep Kep (left) and Warada. Credit:

Who knew dingoes were this cute? Two five-month-old dingo pups, Kep Kep and Warada, are the newest residents astatine Taronga Zoo and their keepers accidental they are arsenic affable arsenic they look.

Both person been fixed Indigenous names from the regions they were calved in. Warada means “beautiful” successful the Dharug connection of Sydney and is wherever the waratah – NSW’s floral emblem – gets its name. Kep Kep means “sugar” oregon “sweet” successful Wadawurrung connection of Victoria.

“They person precise antithetic personalities,” keeper Natalie Holdsworth said. “Kep Kep is precise friendly, precise confident, helium loves people; Warada is ace switched connected and she’s ever checking retired her situation ... unneurotic they marque a fantastic pair.”

Warada was calved  successful  Sydney and is named aft  the Dharug connection     for “beautiful”, which is besides  wherever  the waratah gets its name.

Warada was calved successful Sydney and is named aft the Dharug connection for “beautiful”, which is besides wherever the waratah gets its name.Credit:

The pups volition marque their location successful the caller Nura Diya Australia zone, which is focused connected autochthonal flora and fauna – a rising country of involvement for Taronga Zoo – successful the discourse of the Aboriginal taste transportation successful caring for animals, trees and Country.

“More than 3 cardinal animals were killed oregon displaced during the Black Summer bushfires, with impacts connected respective critically endangered species,” a Taronga Zoo spokeswoman said.

“Now much than ever, Taronga understands the value of educating and connecting with guests to animate them to bash much for the world’s wildlife ... it’s important to amended radical connected what is successful their backyard.”

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Nura Diya Australia is slated to unfastened successful the caller year, but successful the meantime guests tin conscionable Warada and Kep Kep astatine keeper talks astatine 10.30am daily, and astatine much intimate encounters aboriginal successful the morning.

The dingoes volition beryllium connected show full-time erstwhile Nura Diya Australia opens successful aboriginal 2023 on with different autochthonal animals similar kangaroos, wallabies and platypuses.

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