Our role in conservation is to create direct and positive connections between wildlife and people. We protect endangered species, increase understanding of wildlife and inspire community action.
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Taronga Blogs

Tuesday 8th January 2013
Get some tips from our Zoo Keepers to help keep your pets cool at home in the summer heat!
Wednesday 2nd January 2013
There have been a number of welcome new additions to our Zoo this year. With the school summer holidays coming up, now is a great time to come and meet the new youngsters which are growing up fast!
Wednesday 2nd January 2013
The Ghost Bats have settled into their new exhibit in the Australia’s Nightlife prescinct, and have been joined by a new arrival.
Wednesday 2nd January 2013
Wednesday 2nd January 2013
The pair has grown considerably, and are almost unrecognisable! This beautiful duo, named Dragon and Phoenix, are now completely covered in feathers, and have fully developed wings that are allowing them to begin flying.
Thursday 27th December 2012
Fireworks ring in the New Year with colourful and spectacular visual displays but are also accompanied with noise.
Thursday 27th December 2012
We’re pleased to report that elephant keeper, Lucy Melo, returned to work at Taronga Zoo in the week before Christmas.
Friday 21st December 2012
This week Taronga Western Plains Zoo received six young Tasmanian Devils bred at its sister Zoo, Taronga, in Sydney.
Thursday 20th December 2012
If you’ve ever seen an Andean Condor, you’ll known that the South American species of bird is very impressive. These birds can reach an enormous three-metre wingspan, making them one of the largest predatory birds in the world.
Wednesday 19th December 2012
Working at Taronga Zoo involves a lot more than feeding of animals and cleaning out their exhibits. As a keeper, one of our most important roles is to speak and act on behalf of the animals in our care. We aim to educate and inspire people to care about the natural environment and the animals that rely on it for survival.