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Black Rhino Bakhita is expecting!

World Rhino Day 2017 has kicked off in full swing, with the news that one of our Black Rhino females, Bakhita, has been confirmed pregnant with her third calf!

Endangered gorilla gives birth to adorable baby at Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo today announced the welcome birth of a male Western Lowland Gorilla. The adorable baby was born to mum Mbeli and father Kibali on Friday 1st September at 1.40pm. He will be named in coming weeks.

Zoo's Black Rhino calf makes media debut

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Southern Black Rhinoceros calf, Mesi, along with her mother Kufara, made her media debut on exhibit today!

Zoo sees double with two new giraffe calves

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed not one, but two brand new additions to the Giraffe herd, born within one week of each other!

TIGERS ARE BACK AT TARONGA ZOO!

Taronga Zoo is thrilled to announce that Sumatran Tigers have returned, and invites you to discover the four in our care at the exciting new Tiger Trek!

Lion Pridelands Taking Shape

African Lion Pridelands June 2017
Construction of the exciting new African Lion Pridelands exhibit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is progressing well, with the project now past the halfway mark.

Black Rhino calf born in April named 'Mesi'

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce a name for 12-week-old female Southern Black Rhinoceros calf – ‘Mesi’.

MAMMOTH FUN THESE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AT TARONGA

Asian Elephant Jai Dee is still learning to use his trunk
Asian Elephant calf Jai Dee is just one of four adorable yet endangered baby animals visitors can see at Taronga Zoo during the school holidays this winter.

TARONGA’S ELEPHANT CALF GETS A NAME WITH HEART

Asian Elephant calf Jai Dee takes a dip after receiving his Thai name
The Director and CEO of Taronga Conservation Society Australia, Cameron Kerr, today announced the Thai name of Taronga’s new Asian Elephant calf.

Taronga awarded gold for sustainability

Taronga Zoo and Taronga Western Plains Zoo have both been awarded gold at the NSW Sustainability Advantage Awards.
Taronga recognised by NSW Government for outstanding environmental achievement and leadership.

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Taronga Zoo, Media Relations
Phone: (02) 9978 4606
Email: tzpr@zoo.nsw.gov.au

Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Media Relations
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Email: wpz@zoo.nsw.gov.au

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