Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video
As many people prepare for the People’s Climate Change March this Sunday in Sydney, it’s a timely reminder that climate change affects wildlife too.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo are saddened by the loss of baby Ring tailed Lemur baby Imerina.
Our tigers have moved out to Dubbo while the new Sumatran Tiger Experience is being constructed at Taronga Zoo, Sydney.
The Elephants at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are making a cool splash to beat the heat during the recent heat wave.
It’s been 2 months since the Meerkats moved in to their new exhibit and they are really enjoying their new surroundings!
Taronga’s Education Centre keepers were saddened to farewell our beautiful Qquokka, Autumn, last week.
We’re very excited to announce that Gina, our female Wedge-tailed Eagle, is now regularly flying in our 12PM Bird Show. It has been a long journey for Gina, but persistence has paid off, and she is going from strength to strength.
Our most iconic marsupial needs your help! By learning more about wild koalas and where they live, we can make the best choices to ensure their future.
Khewzi moves to African Savannah exhibit
The birth of Australia’s first Greater One-horned Rhino calf on October 25, 2015 is a landmark for Taronga Western Plains Zoo and global rhinoceros conservation.



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. says conservationists alarmed by lifting of rhino horn sale ban in South Africa
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Public Notices

Taronga Zoo would not dissect animals for public display. Taronga’s first concern is always for the welfare and dignity of the remarkable animals in our care.
Taronga Zoo’s young male elephant, Luk Chai, 5, had some dental work on his tusks today. Taronga’s Senior Veterinarian, Dr Larry Vogelnest, said some elephants including Luk Chai, have brittle tusks that are prone to cracking and infection.
Taronga's male elephant Luk Chai is being seen by an expert elephant dentist tomorrow to check out his teeth and tusks. Luk Chai has especially small brittle tusks which, through normal play he damages and has suffered recurrent infections.
Taronga is having an important safety evacuation drill after 3pm on Monday 8 December and all staff and visitors will be evacuated.