Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video
School kids across the state are being encouraged to take part in a competition to design a mock billboard that educates communities to look out for wildlife on roads.
Today over 95 students from Dubbo and Orana region will converge on Taronga Western Plains Zoo to participate in energy workshops as part of National Science Week, 11 – 19 August 2012.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo received Inland Tourism Awards for the best tourist attraction at the Inland Tourism Awards on Saturday 29 July 2012.
Scientists are delving into the social networking behaviour of sharks, to determine why and when large marine predators congregate, and the mysteries of their society.
Researchers are testing if underwater alarms can reduce the number of migrating Humpback Whales caught in shark nets.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has been awarded a certificate of excellence by Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site which recognises the power of traveller feedback.
Scientists have uncovered two parasite species, related to jellyfish, which is causing deaths amongst endangered Australian Frogs.
The hand and footprints of keepers and animals were collected on canvasses today as a pledge for the wild as Taronga announced an in situ conservation project for elephants in Thailand.
Taronga has extended its commitment to Indigenous Australians by developing a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Taronga recognises the rich contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures make to the diversity of the Australian community.
Over the past eight weeks an extensive and complex veterinary investigation has been undertaken into the cause of death of four White Rhinos at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

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