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Taronga’s ultimate luxury sleepover

By Explore
Updated March 3 2021 - 1:28pm, first published 1:27pm

A platypus named MacKenzie swims in circles by the front door feasting on yabbies. A koala is munching eucalyptus leaves in a tree outside our window. As we tour the grounds, Robbie the echidna waddles behind us. Taronga Zoo’s plush new Wildlife Retreat is a tribute to the efforts of staff to acclimatise some of the world’s most shy creatures to the presence of human guests.

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