Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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Taronga employees got involved in conservation at a local level with a beach cleanup at Whiting Beach just below the Zoo.
Keeper Ian Anderson tells us what was involved behind the scenes that lead to the birth of Australia's first ever Greater One-horned Rhino calf.
Disused rail corridors are being transformed into habitat for the critically endangered Regent-Honeyeater and other native animals in the Hunter Region.
Taronga is supporting a combined effort to better understand wild populations of vultures in Tanzania.
The first litter of African Wild Dogs since 2009 have made their public debut just in time for the school holidays!
Our mob of Red Kangaroos is getting bigger!
Australia's first Galapagos Tortoise hatchling turned five years old on Saturday March 19th 2016
Taronga Zoo’s playful Meerkat pups now have names to reflect their African heritage.
Over the weekend, Taronga's Zoomobile headed to the Camden Show and won third place in the Educational Display awards!
Our young Australian Sea-lion, Maximus, celebrated his first birthday today, digging into a giant fish from keepers.

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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.