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The Wildlife Reproductive Centre (WRC), based at Taronga Western Plains Zoo applies innovative research techniques and data obtained from zoo-based populations to better understand factors contributing to population viability of key species. This includes determining population numbers and dynamics, reproductive health and well-being of individuals and populations.
Spring is certainly here at the Backyard to Bush where Amy the goat gave birth to three kids late last month and her friend Eve had twins yesterday!
Our male Sumatran tiger ‘Satu’ recently broke one of his molar teeth. It’s quite common in the wild, but at the Zoo we usually only see this once in a while.
Meet June (named after legendary songstress June Carter), our first new addition to the Red-necked Wallaby collection here at Taronga Zoo for this year. She was born in January to mum Emmy-Lou and dad Jed.
Spring-like weather has given sharp-eyed Taronga visitors a chance to glimpse Lincoln, a six month old koala joey which has just started to spend most of his time outside of his mother’s pouch.
Taronga Zoo is delighted to have been chosen as Sydney’s Favourite Attraction in a Sydney Chamber of Commerce survey.
Lincoln, a six month old koala joey, has just started venturing out from his mother Maggie's pouch, giving visitors to Taronga Zoo a unique chance to catch a glimpse. Maggie is one of the friendliest koalas at the zoo, and her keeper Lisa Cavanagh has said: "To see the emergence of a joey koala is very rare, and we are just lucky that Maggie is very comfortable with people and has given us the opportunity to watch as Lincoln starts to explore the world outside the pouch."
Taronga Zoo’s new Wedge-tailed Eagle, ‘Nonami’ will take to the air today to fly outside for the first time with her new trainers at Georges Heights Oval.
With 34 joeys already born in the national insurance population of Tasmanian Devils, an Australia-wide fundraising campaign to expand the program was announced at Taronga Zoo today.
Taronga and Western Plains Zoos' animals hold a very special place in many people's minds. Numerous childhood memories focus on visiting our Zoos and being enriched by the animal residents, their individual personalities and character traits. This is why news of a death causes widespread sadness.