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Taronga is helping local African farmers to use the wild elephant’s natural fear of bees to protect crops. Hundreds of farms are affected by elephant crop raids which destroy farmer’s livelihoods, causing deaths and injury of both farmers and elephants.
Taronga today begins satellite tracking rare ocean turtles released after life-saving rehabilitation at the Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital.
Taronga's lucky 13th Yellow-bellied Glider joey
The world’s only successful breeding program for Yellow-bellied Gliders at Taronga Zoo has welcomed its 13th joey.
There’s a very exciting mob of joeys at Taronga this school holidays. Keen-eyed visitors should be able to spot a young Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat joey, Taronga’s first Tree Kangaroo joey born in over 20 years and three little Koala joeys.
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.

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