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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.
Taronga Zoo and NSW Office of Environment and Heritage staff will bring 500 zoo-bred Southern Corroboree Frog eggs back to the wild in the Kosciuszko National Park this month, NSW Environment Minister Robyn Parker said today.
Over 130 students will join Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Project Platypus as it continues to raise awareness and support for Platypus in the western region in its second year.

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