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New Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solarNew Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solar
New Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solar
New Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solar

Taronga Western Plains Zoo will officially open its new bike and cart Hire Centre today. The Hire Centre features over 1000m² of solar panels and is…

Posted on 06th December 2018 by Media Relations

Six months old and thriving!Six months old and thriving!
Six months old and thriving!

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Six months old and thriving!

The Cheetah cubs are six months old this month! They have settled into their exhibit well, are growing in size and developing their hunting skills.

Posted on 06th December 2018 by Media Relations

Taronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna pugglesTaronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna puggles
Taronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna puggles

#Conservation, #Animals

Taronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna puggles

Two little echidna puggles have hatched at Taronga, where a special breeding facility ensures the best chance of survival.

Posted on 04th December 2018 by Media Relations

Taronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David ParadiceTaronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David Paradice
Taronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David Paradice
Taronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David Paradice

Taronga Conservation Society Australia celebrates two significant milestones, wining the globally recognised World Association of Zoos and Aquariums…

Posted on 04th December 2018 by Media Relations

Ring-tailed Lemurs NamedRing-tailed Lemurs Named
Ring-tailed Lemurs Named
Ring-tailed Lemurs Named

Keepers have named three Ring-tailed Lemurs babies born in Spring. They’ve been named Renala, Toki and Kirindy.

Posted on 30th November 2018 by Media Relations

A gift that supports wildlifeA gift that supports wildlife
A gift that supports wildlife
A gift that supports wildlife

Christmas is coming at a rapid pace and sometimes it can be difficult to get gifts for friends and family sorted. Taronga Western Plains Zoo has a…

Posted on 27th November 2018 by Media Relations

Tourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic FallTourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic Fall
Tourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic Fall

#Conservation, #Rehabilitation Stories

Tourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic Fall

A Greater Glider joey survives a fall after being dropped by a Wedged-Tailed Eagle.

Posted on 23rd November 2018 by Media Relations

Taronga CEO Challenge 2018Taronga CEO Challenge 2018
Taronga CEO Challenge 2018

#Community, #Community

Taronga CEO Challenge 2018

Brave participants are set to join Taronga’s Cameron Kerr in India on a mission to confront the complexities of wildlife conservation and understand…

Posted on 22nd November 2018 by Media Relations

Why it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oilWhy it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oil
Why it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oil

#Conservation, #Act for the Wild

Why it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oil

We all know the importance of using sustainable products and palm oil is no different. The oil itself is not the problem – the problem lies with how…

Posted on 16th November 2018 by Media Relations

Sabai turns two!Sabai turns two!
Sabai turns two!
Sabai turns two!

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Asian elephant calf Sabai turned two years old on the 2 November.

Posted on 12th November 2018 by Media Relations

Protecting Benin’s forest-dwelling speciesProtecting Benin’s forest-dwelling species
Protecting Benin’s forest-dwelling species

#Conservation, #Community, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Protecting Benin’s forest-dwelling species

Every two years, Taronga extends its reach by awarding funding to other organisations and conservation projects around the world.

Posted on 09th November 2018 by Media Relations

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of SussexTheir Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

#Science, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

The Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, visited Taronga Zoo on the 16th of October to cut the ribbon at…

Posted on 08th November 2018 by Media Relations