Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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Motorists on the road during the autumn school holidays can help save Australian wildlife with some simple planning.
Dying and decaying large limbs and old trees are homes for wildlife and a source of food for insects, which in turn feed other species.
The Greater Bilby is one of Australia’s iconic animals. But unlike the kangaroo or koala, you’d count yourself very lucky if you ever saw one in the wild. The Bilby once occupied vast areas across the Australian mainland but there’s been a significant decline over the last 200 years—and population numbers continue to decrease.
Elio Bombonato, Taronga Zoo Sydney's Marine Mammals Precinct Manager tells us how we can enjoy sustainable seafood
The oldest male animal at Taronga Zoo Sydney turns 64 years old! What could it be?
Are you wild about seafood? Get a taste for sustainable seafood this week at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Taronga Conservation Society Australia veterinarian, Michelle Campbell, explains what International Women's Day means to her.
This year was the 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and Taronga Zoo staff and volunteers were proud to share in the festivities.
Asian Elephant bull, Gung, has well and truly settled in at his new home at Taronga Western Plains Zoo since arriving from Taronga Zoo Sydney in late January 2018.
The Zoo is now home to a breeding group of 10 Australian Miniature Goats that will soon be moved to the new African Lion Pride Lands exhibit!

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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.