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Seven Platypus rescued from drying waterways in the ACTSeven Platypus rescued from drying waterways in the ACT
Seven Platypus rescued from drying waterways in the ACT

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Seven Platypus rescued from drying waterways in the ACT

Like most of Australia, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is suffering extreme dry conditions and waterholes crucial to supporting wildlife are nearly dry.…

Posted on 21st January 2020 by Media Relations

Farewell LazarusFarewell Lazarus
Farewell Lazarus

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Farewell Lazarus

Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are saddened by the passing of African Lion, Lazarus.

Posted on 14th January 2020 by Media Relations

Taronga's emergency responseTaronga's emergency response
Taronga's emergency response

#Animal Welfare, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Taronga's emergency response

In the wake of recent devastating bushfires, Taronga is enacting its response to save and restore vital species and habitats that have been heavily…

Posted on 09th January 2020 by Media Relations

A decade of conservationA decade of conservation
A decade of conservation

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

A decade of conservation

This year is the start of a new decade but before 2020 rolls on too much Taronga Western Plains Zoo is taking a look back at the past decade and the…

Posted on 06th January 2020 by Media Relations

Greater Bilby breeding success in DubboGreater Bilby breeding success in Dubbo
Greater Bilby breeding success in Dubbo
Greater Bilby breeding success in Dubbo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Greater Bilby conservation breeding program has produced its first two joeys in the Taronga Sanctuary at Dubbo.

Posted on 23rd December 2019 by Media Relations

Long serving YATZ retireLong serving YATZ retire
Long serving YATZ retire
Long serving YATZ retire

Recently Youth at the Zoo (YATZ) volunteers Chelsea Gaio and Connor Stewart retired from the program at Taronga Western Plains Zoo. The pair have…

Posted on 17th December 2019 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo welcomes Bongo calfDubbo Zoo welcomes Bongo calf
Dubbo Zoo welcomes Bongo calf

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Dubbo Zoo welcomes Bongo calf

Christmas has come early at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with the arrival of a rare Eastern Bongo calf in the early hours of the morning on 1 December…

Posted on 13th December 2019 by Media Relations

Six Tasmanian Devil joeys born in DubboSix Tasmanian Devil joeys born in Dubbo
Six Tasmanian Devil joeys born in Dubbo
Six Tasmanian Devil joeys born in Dubbo

As the 2019 breeding season comes to a close, it’s time to health check the six Tasmanian Devil joeys that worn born this year and prepare for the…

Posted on 10th December 2019 by Media Relations

Taronga freezing the Great Barrier Reef's futureTaronga freezing the Great Barrier Reef's future
Taronga freezing the Great Barrier Reef's future

#Science, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Taronga freezing the Great Barrier Reef's future

Taronga’s top scientists are working to save the Great Barrier Reef by safeguarding the genetic diversity and health of the Great Barrier Reef,…

Posted on 10th December 2019 by Media Relations

Double the fun as two Koala joeys emerge at TarongaDouble the fun as two Koala joeys emerge at Taronga
Double the fun as two Koala joeys emerge at Taronga

#Animals, #Conservation, #Act for the Wild, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Double the fun as two Koala joeys emerge at Taronga

Taronga Zoo Sydney is delighted to announce that two adorable Koala joeys have made their entrance into the world, just in time for the summer school…

Posted on 03rd December 2019 by Media Relations

Five star reviews for the Wildlife RetreatFive star reviews for the Wildlife Retreat
Five star reviews for the Wildlife Retreat
Five star reviews for the Wildlife Retreat

‘5 Stars all the way!’ is just one of many fabulous reviews we’ve received for our stunning new eco-retreat nestled within Taronga Zoo and…

Posted on 29th November 2019 by Media Relations