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Nutritional Physiology

Appropriate food is a key element in animal health and well-being, so Taronga’s Zoos go to great lengths to ensure the nutritional health of their animals.

Terrestrial Ecology

The beauty and unique features of wildlife species capture our imaginations – but they also form ecosystems upon which we all depend. Taronga Zoo works to help preserve that balance.
Marine Science Centre

Marine Science Centre

With three quarters of the Australian population living within 50km of the coast, what we take out what we and put back in are of vital importance to the health of marine creatures.
Population Dynamics and Viability

Population Dynamics and Viability

Because handling wild animals to assess their well-being can affect the factors you are trying to measure, Taronga’s experts have developed some ingenious, remote methods to do this job.
Behavioural Ecology

Behavioural Ecology

Studying animals’ behaviour is vital for learning more about them and their needs. Taronga’s Behavioural Studies Unit helps the Zoos’ animals lead rich, stimulating lives.

Researcher Profiles

Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos have attracted some of the best scientific minds in the world. Working together they are making a positive difference for wildlife.

Conservation Science

Taronga is dedicated to conservation of wildlife, not just of the species represented in its Zoos, but of every species that is in danger of extinction. Our Zoos’ diverse collections and research strengths, provides an opportunity to monitor changes in population and habitat viability and help provide information needed to guide management of habitats and wildlife.

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