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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Media Releases

Friday 15th April 2011
The Take 3 – A Clean Beach Initiative to keep rubbish off beaches was chosen last night as the inaugural winner of the Taronga Green Grants $50,000 Award.
Wednesday 13th April 2011
Taronga Wildlife Hospital staff today returned eight healthy Little Penguins to the ocean at Long Reef.
Monday 11th April 2011
One of Taronga’s stunning Brolgas called ‘Mrs Mangles’, is getting special treatment at Taronga’s Wildlife Hospital for an injured wing.
Monday 11th April 2011
The world’s largest and most stunning pigeon, the Victorian Crowned Pigeon, ‘Patrick’ is delighting visitors at Taronga Zoo’s newly-renovated Rainforest Aviary.
Friday 8th April 2011
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male Red Panda cub, the 45th of the vulnerable species to be born at the Zoo since 1977.
Friday 1st April 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is planning to expand its involvement in regional conservation breeding projects, as well as increasing visitor experiences and education programs.
Wednesday 30th March 2011
A Taronga Zoo Keeper has designed a very unique way to carry Feather-tail Gliders, inside a specially designed briefcase.
Friday 25th March 2011
Today, Taronga Western Plains Zoo launches Project Platypus, a community conservation education project aimed at supporting Platypus populations that live in NSW’s Western region.
Friday 25th March 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Project Platypus is a community conservation education project aimed at supporting Platypus populations that live in NSW’s Western region.
Tuesday 22nd March 2011
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