Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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Siri the Cheetah cub continues to thrive
New Meerkat Exhibit is now open!
Vet staff got a bit more than expected when this turtle recovered at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Wild Life Hospital.
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.
A group of Port Jackson Sharks have been released back into the wild after taking part in an exciting research project seeking to unlock the secrets of shark society.
Taronga’s much-loved African Lion family has begun preparing for its move to a new home at Hunter Valley Zoo, so new big cat exhibits can be built.
As many people prepare for the People’s Climate Change March this Sunday in Sydney, it’s a timely reminder that climate change affects wildlife too.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo are saddened by the loss of baby Ring tailed Lemur baby Imerina.
Our tigers have moved out to Dubbo while the new Sumatran Tiger Experience is being constructed at Taronga Zoo, Sydney.
The Elephants at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are making a cool splash to beat the heat during the recent heat wave.

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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.