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State-of-the-art Platypus centreState-of-the-art Platypus centre
State-of-the-art Platypus centre

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State-of-the-art Platypus centre

Shovels are in the ground and construction has begun on a multi-purpose Platypus Conservation Centre at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

Posted on 24th June 2022 by Media Relations

Lion cubs get clean bill of healthLion cubs get clean bill of health
Lion cubs get clean bill of health

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Lion cubs get clean bill of health

Three of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s newest arrivals have passed their first health checks and vaccinations with flying colours.

Posted on 24th June 2022 by Media Relations

New baby Giraffe CalfNew baby Giraffe Calf
New baby Giraffe Calf

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New baby Giraffe Calf

The birth of a giraffe calf delighted keepers and guests on Saturday 18 June 2022 at Taronga Western Plains Zoo after it was born in the early hours…

Posted on 23rd June 2022 by Media Relations

Giraffe conservationGiraffe conservation
Giraffe conservation

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Giraffe conservation

Conserving Namibia’s desert-dwelling giraffe is one of a number of conservation initiatives of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF), and it is…

Posted on 20th June 2022 by Media Relations

Taronga Sanctuary spots ChuditchTaronga Sanctuary spots Chuditch
Taronga Sanctuary spots Chuditch

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Taronga Sanctuary spots Chuditch

We are ecstatic to announce a new conservation breeding program for the endangered Chuditch, also known as Western Quolls, has commenced in our…

Posted on 17th June 2022 by Media Relations

Iconic Greater Bilby bounces backIconic Greater Bilby bounces back
Iconic Greater Bilby bounces back

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Iconic Greater Bilby bounces back

Australia’s iconic Greater Bilby is bouncing and digging around Australian Wildlife Conservancy’s Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary near Alice Springs…

Posted on 30th May 2022 by Media Relations

World Turtle DayWorld Turtle Day
World Turtle Day

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World Turtle Day

On 23 May we celebrated World Turtle Day by sharing this very special story. We returned two majestic green sea turtles to the ocean recently…

Posted on 27th May 2022 by Media Relations

Greater Bilby population thrivingGreater Bilby population thriving
Greater Bilby population thriving

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Greater Bilby population thriving

Taronga’s Greater Bilby conservation breeding program is going from strength to strength, a week-long health survey of the Sanctuary at Taronga…

Posted on 26th May 2022 by Media Relations

World Otter Day 2022World Otter Day 2022
World Otter Day 2022

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World Otter Day 2022

World Otter Day is on Wednesday 25 May. The day was created to help bring awareness to all 13 otter species around the world. Otters are what’s known…

Posted on 23rd May 2022 by Media Relations

Taronga and Citi celebrating World Environment Day!Taronga and Citi celebrating World Environment Day!
Taronga and Citi celebrating World Environment Day!

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Taronga and Citi celebrating World Environment Day!

World Environment Day is a vital day to recognise and appreciate how much we all rely on nature and the creatures that inhabit it. From the mightiest…

Posted on 19th May 2022 by Media Relations

First Graduates From Sydney-Taronga AllianceFirst Graduates From Sydney-Taronga Alliance
First Graduates From Sydney-Taronga Alliance

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First Graduates From Sydney-Taronga Alliance

The first student conservationists have this month graduated after completing a first-of-its-kind conservation degree from the University of Sydney,…

Posted on 11th May 2022 by Media Relations

Devils on displayDevils on display
Devils on display

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Devils on display

Three of the world’s largest surviving carnivorous marsupial have stepped out of their nest boxes and into their new public exhibit for the first…

Posted on 10th May 2022 by Media Relations