Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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The male Red-necked Wallaby, Walter, is now about eight months old and is regularly spotted poking his head out of his mum’s pouch.
Twiga the 18 month old female Giraffe has just completed the road trip from Perth to Dubbo to take up residency at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Since part of our family group of gorillas left Taronga Zoo a month ago there has been alot of work going on in the main gorilla exhibit.
I recently travelled south of Sydney to Jervis Bay as part of a research project to examine the social structure of a Port Jackson Shark breeding group
As we celebrate World Rhino Day this weekend, take a step back in time and see where it all began for the White Rhino breeding program at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
This Sunday 22 September is World Rhino Day, a day which shines the spotlight on the plight of these animals in the wild.
Take a step behind the scenes with Keeper Ian Anderson and our two Greater One-horned Rhinos, Dora and Amala.
At ten months of age and after five months of training one of our newest stars has finally made her show debut. Volunteer and you can try to get a real-time photo moment as the owl flies over your head.
Our intern Gallina was at Martin Place today for the National Threatened Species Day celebrations. Discover what it was all about now.
Its official, our new male Wedge-tailed Eagle has a name, and that name is George! As a Principal Partner of Taronga Zoo, QBE had the exclusive opportunity to be involved in the naming of this up-and-coming bird. They ran an internal promotion for all their NSW employees asking for potential names. Find out who won & more about the bird behind the name...

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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.