So I just received my first email newsletter since I finally became a NZA member (it's not actually the first - they send them out every month! - but for some reason they were defaulting to my junk folder so I probably missed a few), and while it's a modest affair compared to the glossy magazines the government zoos send out, I want to commend it hugely for managing something that Taronga never did in the decade+ I was a member: a simple summary of changes to the collection. This is the number one thing I want out of a zoo newsletter and it does the zoo great credit that they recognise this. To summarise the changes: the zoo has exchanged male tree kangaroos with another unnamed zoo (Kubu has left, Simbu has arrived); four additional barbary sheep and one new female zebra have been added to the existing herds; and two common marmosets have been born. Also of interest: PJ, the last remaining De Brazza monkey in Australia, turns 22 later this month.