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Matthew Fuller has resigned from the position of Director after more than 12 years of service to Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s five-week old hippo calf now has a name - Kendi - announced at the Zoo this morning by the Today Show!
Essential information for tomorrow’s Today Show broadcast at the Zoo.
Thanks to a Zoo Friends fellowship, Taronga Western Plains Zoo Keeper, Nerida Taylor, travelled to Sumatra in May 2017 to meet and work with Sumatran Rhinos. She found she had to pinch herself a number of times to check that she wasn’t imagining where she was.
Today marks a very special day for giraffes at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, and around the world.
Taronga Zoo Sydney is working to limit its environmental impact
We can all do something to reduce the amount of plastic waste in our environment. Here's what Taronga is doing to reduce its environmental impact.
Pygmy Hippo laps up fun in the family pond
Kamina, our Pygmy Hippo calf is thriving, and Keeper Gabe Virgona explains why it’s easiest to see her before mid-afternoon each day.
Lion cubs now six months old
Four Lion cubs are now six months old
Asian Elephant Pak Boon with her first calf Tukta at Taronga Zoo Sydney
Keeper Johny updates us on the progress of our Asian Elephant Pak Boon who’s calf is due to be born any day now.
Zoos across the world are helping keep endangered species safe from extinction. Here are 10 amazing species saved from the brink by zoo conservation.

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Public Notices

Update on three year old White Rhino Macheo
As part of a 10 year Centenary Master Plan upgrade, Taronga has submitted plans to build an Australian Habitat Exhibit (phase 1) which includes an overnight conservation experience called the Taronga Wildlife Retreat.
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.