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Taronga Zoo’s Cassowaries can now be seen in their refurbished rainforest exhibit. The male and...
Wildlife Hospital treat injured Wombat
A wild female wombat is currently receiving treatment at Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife...

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Otter pups at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited by the birth of two male Oriental Small-clawed...
Taronga's male Sun Bear, Mr Hobbs
Australian travellers can now use their smartphone to report illegal wildlife trade, using a world-...


Californian Sea lion, Troy
Our Californian Sea lion, Troy has been impressing visitors and trainers alike, with his recent...
Walking past the Sun Bear exhibit and watching the bears rest, climb or forage it’s hard to imagine...

Public Notice

Wednesday 26th March 2014
Taronga Zoo has very different policies on animal care than the Copenhagen Zoo.
Friday 14th March 2014
Greater Bilby
Thursday 6th March 2014
Taronga Zoo is delighted to be included in the itinerary for the forthcoming Australian tour of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Friday 28th February 2014
While you’re out and about you may notice that some of Taronga’s Wild! Rhinos may have apparently wandered away from their locations.
Wednesday 12th February 2014
Taronga’s first concern is always for the welfare and dignity of the 4,000 remarkable animals in our care.
Monday 10th February 2014
Taronga’s goal is to protect and secure a future for wildlife, and our zoos manage animals according to the welfare needs of individuals, and the sustainability of the populations in our care.
Thursday 30th January 2014
Taronga Western Plains Zoo's veterinary and laboratory investigations have confirmed White Rhino, Digger passed away due to acute liver failure.
Tuesday 14th January 2014
Staff at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are saddened by the passing of the young male White Rhino, Digger, who passed away suddenly on Monday 13 January 2014.
Monday 16th December 2013
Roads and Maritime will install a concrete median safety barrier (60 centimetres high) along the existing median on Spit Road, between Medusa Street and Pearl Bay Avenue, Mosman. The first stage of this work will be carried out over a continuous 48 hour period from 8am on Thursday 2 January 2014 to 8am on Saturday 4 January 2014. For alternate travel arrangements please...
Wednesday 25th April 2012
A recent NSW Ministry of Health investigation into the risk to humans of tuberculosis (TB) from animals at Taronga Zoo has found there is no risk to visitors and there are no cases of tuberculosis among zoo staff.