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What many don't realise is that giraffe numbers are drastically dropping in the wild, with a decline of up to 40% in the last 10 years.
As part of the next stage of Taronga Zoo’s much anticipated new development for Sumatran Tigers, today we had to say ‘see you later’ to our much-loved male tiger Sakti as he embarked on his journey to Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Taronga Zoo’s elephants received a special enrichment treat for breakfast today – a 728kg pumpkin from the Sydney Royal Easter Show!
Taronga Zoo’s echidnas have begun lapping up a new just-add-water diet, designed to better meet the nutritional needs of their spiny species.
Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) community play an important role in efforts to conserve and protect our environment and Taronga wanted to say thank you for making the green in the Rainbow Flag shine.
Taronga Zoo has become one of the first organisations in Australasia to be accredited under a rigorous new animal welfare program launched by the Zoo and Aquarium Association (ZAA).
They may be small enough to sit comfortably on a pencil or fingertip, but Taronga Zoo’s new Veiled Chameleon hatchlings are already making a big impression.
It’s a boy! Taronga’s ungulate keepers are proud to announce our new Eastern Bongo calf born on 8 February is a healthy male.
For the last fortnight social media has been a flutter with one question – “is it blue and black, or white and gold”? And although the answer is clearly white and gold, regardless of what the original dress claims, this question has generated mass interest. This could partly be because we as humans are a very visual species. But how would the dress appear to a bird, for example the parrot family?
Taronga Conservation Society Australia’s first carbon off-set project will fund extensive forest regeneration in Western NSW in partnership with Woolworths, the Zoo’s Director, Cameron Kerr, said today.

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