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Luk Chai and Thong Dee
Taronga Western Plains Zoo will welcome four Asian Elephants from Taronga Zoo later this year, including mothers Porntip and Thong Dee along with their calves Pathi Harn and Luk Chai.
An artist's impression of the Taronga high ropes course
Visitors to Taronga Zoo will soon be able to experience the Zoo’s amazing wildlife and spectacular harbour views from an entirely new perspective, with the addition of a treetop, high ropes adventure experience.
Taronga's elephants
A favourite on Sydney’s social calendar, this year’s Taronga Dinner will raise vital funds to support Taronga’s Asian Elephant breeding program and conservation partnerships.
Snoozing koala joey trio, Sydney, Milli and Tucker
Three’s a crowd – unless you’re a Koala joey at Taronga Zoo!
Meerkat pup with mother Umi
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted by the latest addition to the Meerkat troop, with a female pup born Monday 31 March 2014.
Simon Reeve at Taronga's Wild! Rhinos auction
A herd of 45 brightly-coloured rhino sculptures went under the auctioneer’s hammer last night, raising more than $460,000 for Taronga Zoo’s rhino breeding and field conservation programs.
One of Taronga's new flower-loving Cotton-top Tamarins
Taronga Zoo has welcomed a new family of flower-loving, bug-munching Cotton-top Tamarins, which are helping to educate tour groups about illegal wildlife trade and the plight of their critically endangered species.
Sydney, Taronga's new Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat joey
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the arrival of its second Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat joey in three years, a breeding success story that could also help the critically endangered Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat.
An initial investigation by NSW Fire Service and Police into a fire that occurred in a lunch room at Taronga Zoo this week assessed that the cause could have been a toaster plugged into a possibly faulty circuit. Initial concerns that there may have been asbestos contained in the roof of the structure were unfounded, as subsequent testing by independent specialists found no asbestos in various samples from the building.
The two new Galapagos Tortoise hatchlings
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is thrilled to announce further success in its Galapagos Tortoise breeding program, with two hatchlings born on 24 and 26 January 2014.

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