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International Women’s Day 2018

Taronga Conservation Society Australia veterinarian, Michelle Campbell, explains what International Women's Day means to her.

Taronga celebrates its Wild Pride!

This year was the 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and Taronga Zoo staff and volunteers were proud to share in the festivities.

Gung settles in at Dubbo

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.

Goats arrive for new Pride Lands exhibit

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!

Love in the animal kingdom

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we have compiled a list of just a few of the most committed animal couples.

Make a difference by living sustainably

So you recycle, use a reusable coffee cup and say “no” to straws, but what else can we do to live and promote sustainability?

New name for Spider Monkey baby

Keepers have announced a brand new name for a Black-handed Spider Monkey baby, born at the Zoo on 9 October 2017!

Lions in training

As construction of African Lions Pride Lands nears completion, TWPZ Keepers are preparing the pride of eight African Lions for the big move to their new exhibit!

Join the Taronga DigiVol Team

Help Taronga create a safe Sanctuary for the Bilby.

Tracking birds of prey

With the support of Taronga, scientists are discovering the secrets of Vultures in Tanzania.

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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.