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Taku Commences Exploration in the Yukon

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - 05/24/11) - Taku Gold Corp. (the "company") (TSX-V:TAK - News) is pleased to announce that its 2011 exploration season is well underway in the Dawson area of Yukon. A thirty person camp has been constructed to accommodate the exploration staff. The camp is located at the centre of Taku's various properties such that all claim blocks lie within a 35 kilometer radius of the camp. The camp is easily accessible by road and will be supplied from Dawson City. Currently there are seventeen people on site and exploration work in progress involves deep auger-type soil sampling. Taku intends to collect up to 30,000 soil samples in 2011. It is expected that this work will be followed up by trenching and drilling later in the season."We will minimize fixed wing and helicopter hours and thereby save a considerable amount of money by having our camp at a road accessible location near the centre of Taku's property portfolio," commented Zak Dingsdale, President and CEO. Mark Fekete, P.Geo., is the designated qualified person as defined in Section 1.2 in and for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 responsible for the review of the technical content contained in this release.On Behalf of the Board, Taku Gold Corp.Zachery Dingsdale, CEO and PresidentAbout Taku Gold Corp.Taku Gold Corp. (http://www.takugold.com) is a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of precious metal properties in Canada with a particular emphasis on the White Gold District of the Yukon Territory and the Tagish Lake region of Northern British Columbia.Follow Taku Gold On:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/takugoldTwitter: https://twitter.com/takugoldcorpYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TakuGoldFlickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/takugold/Statements in this release that are forward-looking are subject to various risks and uncertainties as identified above and in the Company's periodic filings with the British Columbia Securities Commission and the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not intend to update this information and disclaims any legal liability to the contrary.Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.