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A small part of the Great Barrier Reef has arrived in Dubbo to be stored in the frozen Zoo to help secure the future of the reef.
Companies are buying more certified sustainable palm oil than ever before - but urgent action is still needed to avoid the irreversible loss of tropical forests and species such as tigers, according to WWF’s latest assessment of palm oil buyers.
Taronga’s Director and Chief Executive, Cameron Kerr, said today the Zoo’s second straight win the NSW Tourism Awards Major Attraction category was a great endorsement for the compelling power of wildlife to inspire people.
Taronga Zoo is part of an expert working group including NSW Health, that is investigating a tuberculosis (TB) infection that was found in a chimp in September this year.
An expert Working Group from NSW Health and Taronga Zoo has been conducting investigations into the discovery in September of a tuberculosis (TB) infection in a chimp at the zoo.
Taronga’s female Asian Elephant calf, Tukta, received a traditional Thai Buddhist blessing today to celebrate her first birthday.
The Taronga Conservation Society Australia Director, Cameron Kerr, today announced Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos are developing a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Meerkat troop is growing rapidly with the birth of another three Meerkat pups overnight on Monday 10 October 2011.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Project Platypus is drawing to an end for 2011 with students coming together at the Zoo for an expo to share their knowledge and learnings with each other and the community.
Three Sumatran Tiger cubs have been born at Taronga Zoo, providing a valuable boost to this critically endangered species with as few as 400 left in the wild.


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