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Dental check up for Black Rhino, Kalungwizi
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s female Asian Elephant, Porntip and three Black Rhinoceros were treated this week by a specialist veterinary dentist, Dr Gerard Steenkamp, from South Africa.
Taronga Zoo advises that an item sold during the recent Vivid festival at the Zoo poses a potential hazard if broken apart.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo Researcher Dr Neil Jordan trials his innovative idea to help protect lions in Botswana.
As we celebrate the magnificence of nature on World Environment Day on Sunday, we are asking everyone who is concerned about wildlife to take action to help deliver a sustainable future for animals and people.
Campbell’s alligator lizard is considered the most endangered species in its genus (Abronia).
The Bukit Tigapuluh Ecosystem is critical habitat for iconic fauna such as Sumatran Elephants and Sumatran Tigers.
Zebra and Onagers have made a move!
With the support of a Taronga Field Conservation Grant an initiative known as the ‘Sharksafe Barrier’, is being trialed in ‘Shark Alley’, Gansbaai, South Africa.
Describing a Binturong can be a challenge – they are a tree dwelling, fruit eater with a prehensile tail, long shaggy fur, and nocturnal habits. They also happen to smell like popcorn!
The announcement overnight of the birth of a female Sumatran Rhino brings hope to a species on the edge.

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Public Notices

Update on three year old White Rhino Macheo
Taronga Zoo advises that an item sold during the recent Vivid festival at the Zoo poses a potential hazard if broken apart.
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.