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4 out of 5 species of Rhino are in critical danger Find Out More ▶
A Taronga Zoo education coordinator has taken on the role of surrogate dad to an orphaned Swamp Wallaby joey, whose mother was struck by a car near Sydney.
Over 1000 Nepalese villagers have now received training in how to protect livestock and crops and avoid conflict with Himalayan bear species through a Taronga Field Conservation Grant.
We’re offering a fun new experience for our guests at Backyard to Bush, with the Aussie Bush Talk at our Red kangaroo yard each day at 11.30am.
Echidna trailing at Taronga
Taronga Keepers are hoping for a rare breeding success after echidnas were spotted partaking in a bizarre breeding ritual known as “trailing”. Echidnas may be an Australian icon, but a great deal of mystery still surrounds this spiny species when it comes to their unique mating ritual that takes place during breeding season.
There must be something in the water here at Taronga’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary!
Taronga Zoo’s renowned chimpanzee group continues to grow, with experienced mother, Lisa, giving birth to a healthy male baby this week.
Black Rhino
Today is World Rhino Day and all around the world, in the face of the poaching crisis devastating the world’s Rhinos, people are taking action. Our colleagues at Zoo Dvur in the Czech Republic today are burning their stockpile of rhino horn (www.burnhorns.org/en/) . They’re joining other zoos at Port Lympne, Howletts Wild Animal Park, Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine, Zoo Wroclaw, Zoo Bratislava and Zoo Plzen.

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