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I recently travelled south of Sydney to Jervis Bay as part of a research project to examine the social structure of a Port Jackson Shark breeding group
As we celebrate World Rhino Day this weekend, take a step back in time and see where it all began for the White Rhino breeding program at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
This Sunday 22 September is World Rhino Day, a day which shines the spotlight on the plight of these animals in the wild.
Take a step behind the scenes with Keeper Ian Anderson and our two Greater One-horned Rhinos, Dora and Amala.
At ten months of age and after five months of training one of our newest stars has finally made her show debut. Volunteer and you can try to get a real-time photo moment as the owl flies over your head.
Our intern Gallina was at Martin Place today for the National Threatened Species Day celebrations. Discover what it was all about now.
Its official, our new male Wedge-tailed Eagle has a name, and that name is George! As a Principal Partner of Taronga Zoo, QBE had the exclusive opportunity to be involved in the naming of this up-and-coming bird. They ran an internal promotion for all their NSW employees asking for potential names. Find out who won & more about the bird behind the name...
A perfect winter’s night heralded the opening of Mosman’s newest café at one of Sydney’s greatest icons - Taronga Zoo. A team effort between Taronga and one of Australia’s leading caterer’s Restaurant Associates brought Giovanni Pilu (of the two hatted restaurant Pilu at Freshwater) to head up the new café. As it’s at the entry to the Zoo, there is no need to pay any admission fee to visit. It welcomes both zoo patrons and locals with 90 minutes free parking.
The Tasmanian Devil keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are proud to announce the much anticipated arrival of two young Tasmanian Devil joeys.
Our researchers along with Macquarie University have been working with wild Fur Seals on the picturesque Montegue Island.

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One of our reptile keepers has just returned from Way Kambas National Park, Sumatra. Read his amazing story here: http://t.co/oAKWLRbhTi
We’re very excited to announce the birth of two Bilby joeys – the first ever born at Taronga! #bilby #seeaustralia http://t.co/0y74u9QUeN
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Public Notices

Taronga is having an important safety evacuation drill after 3pm on Monday 8 December and all staff and visitors will be evacuated.
Taronga’s commitment to all animals in its care includes the provision of a stimulating and rich environment full of challenges and activities.
A fire broke out in a service building on the perimeter of Taronga Zoo overnight. Fire Brigade crews attended and extinguished the fire before 3am. No people or animals were injured in the fire. Preliminary investigations have found no suspicious circumstances.
Taronga Zoo has very different policies on animal care than the Copenhagen Zoo.