Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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Keepers at Taronga’s Australian Nightlife are celebrating some new arrivals, with the birth of two Ghost Bat pups.
The first lion cubs to be born at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have celebrated a special milestone.
Taronga staff and volunteers participated in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day.
Pangolins are one of the most endangered animals in the world.
Getting to free-fly birds is one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, and a daily occurrence for our flock of Red-tailed Cockatoos.
Zuleta, our two-year-old Andean Condor, is getting ready for a big trip this week as she prepares for a new life in Florida.
A very young Brush Tailed Possum is hand raised by staff from Taronga Western Plains Zoo WildLife Hosiptal
Sumatran Tigers Jumilah, Kembali and Kartika have wasted no time settling into their new home at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
We’ve heard of selfie sticks but selfie beaks?
Our Green Iguana, Chile is in training to be a part of our Education programs.

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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.