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Media Releases

The Royal couple meet Leuca the Koala
Sunday 20th April 2014
Their Royal Highnessess, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were introduced to some of Australia’s unique and endangered wildlife at Taronga Zoo today, officially opening the Zoo’s new Bilby exhibit named in honour of their son, Prince George.
Otter pups at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Thursday 10th April 2014
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited by the birth of two male Oriental Small-clawed Otter pups, born on 24 January 2014.
Taronga's male Sun Bear, Mr Hobbs
Wednesday 9th April 2014
Australian travellers can now use their smartphone to report illegal wildlife trade, using a world-first app developed by the Taronga Conservation Society Australia.
Cheetah cubs at five months old
Thursday 3rd April 2014
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s three Cheetah cubs have made their debut on exhibit to the delight of visitors.
Monday 31st March 2014
Environment Minister Robyn Parker and Dubbo MP Troy Grant today opened Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s 10 new luxury African-inspired lodges at Zoofari Lodge, Dubbo.
One of Taronga's Black-winged Stilt chicks. Photo by Tony Britt-Lewis
Thursday 27th March 2014
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the successful hatching of two Black-winged Stilt chicks, the first at the Zoo in more than a decade.
Wednesday 26th March 2014
Taronga Zoo has very different policies on animal care than the Copenhagen Zoo.
Monday 24th March 2014
The penguins, named Audrey and Clover, by Taronga veterinary staff during their rehabilitation at the Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital were released in quick succession right into the water at Long Reef Beach.
The Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo joey peeks out from mother, Qwikila’s pouch
Friday 14th March 2014
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the successful birth of its first Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo joey in more than 20 years. The female joey was born in September last year, but keepers have only just begun seeing her tiny head peeking out from first-time mother, Qwikila’s, pouch.
Friday 14th March 2014