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

Friday 25th March 2011
Students from five schools across Dubbo and Wellington have come together at Sandy Beach in Dubbo along the Macquarie River all in the name of the iconic animal the Platypus.
Thursday 24th March 2011
Taronga Zoo is supporting Earth Hour again this year at both our Zoos, including a special dedication to the event during our Twilight Concert. Taronga gets involved to show support and raise awareness for sustainability, our planet and our wildlife.
Tuesday 22nd March 2011
After our Bird Show, it is not uncommon that people will come down and ask us just how we train our birds. How do we get them to display their amazing behaviours? And, how is it that they do not fly away? The answer is easy, positive reinforcement.
Friday 18th March 2011
On Sustainable Seafood Day (18th March 2011), we’re excited about the announcement by Woolworths to stock certified sustainable seafood. This makes it even easier for our supporters and shoppers to make informed choices and help keep our oceans healthy. The full Woolworths’ announcement is here.
Sunday 13th March 2011
This commemorative day takes place every year on 13 March, the aim of the day is to draw attention to one of the most remarkable species on our planet. See how taronga's herd celebrated their national day.
Thursday 10th March 2011
A Zoo themed special will air tonight on Catalyst, ABC 1 at 8:00pm.
Wednesday 9th March 2011
The Youth at the Zoo got their hands dirty for Clean Up Australia Day.
Tuesday 8th March 2011
Australia’s best-selling author, Bryce Courtenay will be on hand at ‘Raising Rhinos,’ Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Fundraising Ball on Saturday 7 May 2011.
Thursday 3rd March 2011
As a Media Officer for Taronga Zoo, one of the greatest things about my job is working closely with our keepers to let the world know about the animals they care for.
Wednesday 2nd March 2011
The youngest member of our Gorilla group, Kipenzi, is doing well and at only six weeks old, is growing fast.