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Why innovation matters in conservationWhy innovation matters in conservation
Why innovation matters in conservation

#Act for the Wild, #Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Why innovation matters in conservation

The next 10 years will be critical if we are to turn the global tide on the loss of plants and animals. To help tackle this global and national…

Posted on 21st February 2020 by Media Relations

Small population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in VictoriaSmall population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in Victoria
Small population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in Victoria

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Small population of Corroboree Frogs survive bushfires in Victoria

A group of biologists were flown into Kosciuszko National Park recently to assess the damage bushfires had caused to enclosures housing critically…

Posted on 11th February 2020 by Media Relations

Young wombat in good hands after suffering burnsYoung wombat in good hands after suffering burns
Young wombat in good hands after suffering burns

#Dubbo Wildlife Hospital, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Young wombat in good hands after suffering burns

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital has been treating a juvenile wombat for significant burns to its back, sustained in the recent…

Posted on 10th February 2020 by Media Relations

Vale NyotaVale Nyota
Vale Nyota

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Vale Nyota

Taronga Zoo is devastated to announce the passing of our oldest Giraffe ‘Nyota’, who passed away last week at the age of 28. This is an incredible…

Posted on 06th February 2020 by Media Relations

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