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Dr Rebbeca Hobbs in the Wildlife Reproductive Centre
Behind the scenes at Taronga Western Plains Zoo our Reproductive Biologist, Dr Rebecca Hobbs, is busy collecting sperm samples from wild animals in order to cryopreserve them for use in the future.
Koala joey at Aussie Walkthrough
The Aussie Walkthrough exhibit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is experiencing a baby boom with lots of little joeys starting to emerge.
Giraffe calf and mother
At just one month old, Nkosi the male Giraffe calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is definitely growing in confidence each day.
Lily at the Zoo
his is 5-year-old Lily and Mr Moo the Giraffe visiting Taronga Zoo for the first time.
Eastern Long Necked Turtle hatchling
The Aussie Walkthrough exhibit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is experiencing a baby boom with lots of little joeys starting to emerge.
Mr Hobbs Sun Bear
A TRAFFIC report released last week confirmed thousands of Asian bears had been illegally traded for body parts between 2000 and 2011.
Student Molly Beatson meets Taronga's Yellow-bellied Glider joey, Fergus
Project Yellow-bellied Glider has been a journey of amazing science, leadership, Aboriginal and conservation learning experiences for 150 school students in the Gosford region.
Young Squirrel Monkey
Our two infant Squirrel Monkeys are now just over 3 1/2 months old, and growing up fast.
Tree planting
Volunteers from Taronga joined The Capertee Valley Regent Honeyeater Recovery Group to plant trees to help conservation of the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater.
Two of our Wandering Whistling Ducks play in the puddles at B2B
At least someone’s happy with the rain!

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Scared of rats? Our friendly black-footed tree rat, ‘Mr P’, helps to educate visitors about Australian native rodents http://t.co/NXvRxMDNnF
The first confirmed sighting of the rare three-headed giraffe! Courtesy of @kittenkaboodle via instagram. http://t.co/zNNaKaB6aR
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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.