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An expert Working Group from NSW Health and Taronga Zoo has been conducting investigations into the discovery in September of a tuberculosis (TB) infection in a chimp at the zoo.
Taronga’s female Asian Elephant calf, Tukta, received a traditional Thai Buddhist blessing today to celebrate her first birthday.
The Taronga Conservation Society Australia Director, Cameron Kerr, today announced Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos are developing a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Meerkat troop is growing rapidly with the birth of another three Meerkat pups overnight on Monday 10 October 2011.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Project Platypus is drawing to an end for 2011 with students coming together at the Zoo for an expo to share their knowledge and learnings with each other and the community.
Three Sumatran Tiger cubs have been born at Taronga Zoo, providing a valuable boost to this critically endangered species with as few as 400 left in the wild.
The first group of students from Western Sydney have arrived at Taronga Western Plains Zoo for their Zoo safari, as part of the NSW's Government's election commitments.
Zoo keepers and veterinarians were today saddened by the unexpected passing of one of Taronga's female giraffes.
NSW Environment Minister, Robyn Parker, farewelled 55 students from Glenmore Park High school this morning as they boarded their CountryLink train to Dubbo to take part in the specially-developed conservation education program ‘Endanger Ranger.’
Taronga Zoo celebrates its 95th birthday this month, with the official opening of the famous Edwardian Entrance building and a new visitors’ plaza.


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