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Media Releases

White Rhino Calf with mother Mopani
Monday 20th May 2013
Staff at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are thrilled and delighted by the birth of a male White Rhino calf in the early hours of Tuesday 14 May 2013.
Monday 13th May 2013
Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello today released a Statement of Principles for employers across NSW to become signatories, to protect the rights of our 2 million volunteers and recognise their invaluable contribution during National Volunteer Week.
Dr. Nadine Fiani working on Woody's teeth under light
Monday 13th May 2013
Woody, one of Taronga’s Tasmanian Devils, has had a house call from a veterinary dentist to repair his teeth after some over-zealous feeding.
Friday 3rd May 2013
Meerkats and Sun Bears today found their breakfast hidden inside hessian money bags incorporating a $50 000 message to help the environment.
Friday 26th April 2013
Taronga Conservation Society Australia would like to congratulate Chris Hibbard on his recent appointment as the Zoo Aquarium Associations Executive Director. Below is a letter from Zoo Aquarium Association (ZAA) President Karen Fifield.
Friday 12th April 2013
Black Rhinos are turning heads at Dubbo, with stunning life-sized scupltures, featuring a mother and calf unveiled at three locations throughout the city.
Thursday 11th April 2013
Member for Dubbo Troy Grant will today officially open new overnight accommodation experience, Billabong Camp, at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Monday 8th April 2013
Over 200 Sydney high school students and teachers gathered at Taronga Zoo for Enviro Forum 2013.
Thursday 28th February 2013
Taronga’s juvenile Californian Sea-lion, ‘Cooper’, recently went to the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH) at Ryde, for a CT scan to check his teeth and jaw.
Monday 25th February 2013
Environment Minister Robyn Parker today (Monday, 25 February) farewelled 45 Sydney high school students from the platform of Parramatta Railway Station as they began a ground breaking journey to Dubbo’s zoo to study wildlife and conservation.