Veterinary Officer. In November 2008 Michelle returned to Australia to take up the post of Veterinary Officer at Taronga Western Plains Zoo. She is an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Australian Registry of Wildlife Health – Information and Resources Coordinator. Jane worked as a Zookeeper in a small native fauna park before moving to Sydney in 2002 where she began work in a human pathology laboratory.
Precinct Manager - Herpetofauna. For over 28 years Peter Harlow's career has involved a wide range of research projects in reptile ecology, physiology and conservation, based mostly at the University of Sydney.
Behavioural Biologist Emeritus. With the appointment of the assistant Behavioural Biologist, Margaret has changed her focus to the writing up and publishing of collected data and the supervision of research projects.
Veterinary Officer. Kimberly came to Taronga Zoo after gaining over eight years of zoo medicine experience as a veterinarian at Gladys Porter Zoo in the South of Texas and Ocean Park aquarium in Hong Kong.
Collaborator – Veterinary Medicine. Robert is a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Feline Medicine) and holds a Certificate in Zoological Medicine from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Pathologist Veterinary Registrar. Karrie became interested in working with wildlife while conducting field research and population studies with Ferruginous Hawks and Burrowing Owls during university summer breaks.
Research Biologist, Marine Biology. In June 2008 he joined Taronga as a research biologist of marine mammals. His research interests include foraging ecology, population dynamics, diving physiology, energetics.
Manager, Research and Conservation. In April of 2007, Rebecca joined the team at the Taronga Zoo as Manager of Research and Conservation Programs focusing the research of Zoo scientists on wildlife ecology, behaviour, reproduction and health.
With over 20 years of experience in many aspects of science and science management, Monique has joined Taronga and is currently acting as Manager, Research and Conservation, representing Taronga’s scientists and coordinating conservation activity.
Senior Veterinarian. Dr Vogelnest has participated in and advised on both in situ and ex situ components of numerous conservation projects. He specialises in the health and reproductive management of small populations.
Rebecca’s primary research interest is in cryobiology of non-mammalian sperm, such as coral and squamate lizards. Rebecca plans to expand Taronga’s existing genebank reserves – the Taronga CryoReserve – as a vital resource for conservation managers and scientific researchers.