Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video
Scientists from the Australian Registry of Wildlife Health at Taronga and Zoo reptile specialists are preparing to search in the Bellinger River area to find out what species may be carrying the virus killing the now critically endangered Bellinger River Snapping Turtles.
Zoos are an important bridge to the natural world for people that are increasingly separated from the environment and animals.
Threatened species are actually all around us but they often get overlooked, or we forget their connection with our daily lives.
On this day each year, we in the animal care industry reflect on what happened in the past and how we can safeguard our endangered species in the future.
Taronga’s much-loved Malayan Tapir, Berani, has moved to a new home at Hunter Valley Zoo.
Volunteers from Taronga joined Birdlife Australia to plant over 300 trees in the Capertee Valley to help create more bushland for the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater.
Taronga’s Australian Sea-lion pup is growing up fast!
Taronga’s ungulate keepers have recently implemented a new enrichment schedule to challenge our clever giraffes.



Our Koala joey Kirra is now nine months old and is busy exploring the Koala Walkabout alongside her mother, Wanda.
It's our 99th #birthday today! We can't wait to celebrate our centenary with you next year.
RT : Happy kids here at Simmo's Beach Reserve this morning, winners of 's #zoomobile comp

Public Notices

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.
Taronga's male elephant Luk Chai is being seen by an expert elephant dentist tomorrow to check out his teeth and tusks. Luk Chai has especially small brittle tusks which, through normal play he damages and has suffered recurrent infections.
Taronga is having an important safety evacuation drill after 3pm on Monday 8 December and all staff and visitors will be evacuated.
Taronga’s commitment to all animals in its care includes the provision of a stimulating and rich environment full of challenges and activities.