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Media Releases

Wednesday 9th June 2010
A Mosman Kookaburra is flying home today after shedding almost 100 grams under the Zoo veterinarians’ weight loss boot camp.
Wednesday 26th May 2010
Taronga’s Carnivore Keepers are delighted that the Zoo’s two Sun Bears Mr. Hobbs and Victoria are settling into their new temporary home at the Kodiak Bear exhibit, just opposite the female elephant barn.
Monday 24th May 2010
Taronga Zoo is preparing for a strategic review of its international tourism business over the next few months, Zoo Director, Cameron Kerr, said today.
Friday 21st May 2010
Police are investigating the theft of two Macaws from Sydney’s Taronga Zoo.
Thursday 20th May 2010
Environment Protection Minister, Peter Garrett, today launched the book ‘Health of Antarctic Wildlife: A challenge for Science and Policy’ at Taronga Park Zoo in Sydney.
Monday 17th May 2010
"Taronga’s Francois Langur keepers were saddened to discover this morning that Saigon’s male infant had passed away overnight.
Wednesday 12th May 2010
A rare image of an endangered Francois Langur growing in the womb of its mother was first seen thanks to a bequest made to the Taronga Foundation.
Monday 10th May 2010
Taronga Zoo staff are celebrating the birth of a bright orange, endangered Francois Langur, the first to be raised by its mother in Australia.
Friday 30th April 2010
Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor today welcomed the naming of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Black Rhino calf, which has been stealing the hearts of visitors over the past few weeks.
Wednesday 28th April 2010
Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor today visited Taronga Western Plains Zoo to announce $1 million in funding for construction and maintenance and the public debut of Indah, a Sumatran Tiger.