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Protecting African Wild Dogs in ZimbabweProtecting African Wild Dogs in Zimbabwe
Protecting African Wild Dogs in Zimbabwe

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Protecting African Wild Dogs in Zimbabwe

The African Wildlife Conservation Fund (AWCF) has a mission to maintain healthypopulations of African Wild Dogs in Zimbabwe.

Posted on 30th August 2018 by Media Relations

2018 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo2018 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo
2018 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo

#Awards, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

2018 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo

The Boral Youth at the Zoo (YATZ) Achiever Awards night was held in Taronga Zoo’s Centenary Theatre on Thursday 19th July, 2018.

Posted on 30th August 2018 by Media Relations

Kanlaya making big stridesKanlaya making big strides
Kanlaya making big strides

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Kanlaya making big strides

Keepers and veterinarians at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are very pleased by the early progress of Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya.

Posted on 28th August 2018 by Media Relations

Beads for WildlifeBeads for Wildlife
Beads for Wildlife

#Act for the Wild, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Beads for Wildlife

Taronga is a proud retailer of the Northern Rangeland Trust's Beads for Wildlife program. 

Posted on 23rd August 2018 by Media Relations

Koala joey emerges from pouch at Dubbo ZooKoala joey emerges from pouch at Dubbo Zoo
Koala joey emerges from pouch at Dubbo Zoo

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Koala joey emerges from pouch at Dubbo Zoo

A new addition has emerged at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with a male Koala joey now visible out of his mother’s pouch in the Aussie walkthrough…

Posted on 17th August 2018 by Media Relations

Anti-poaching patrols remove hundreds of snaresAnti-poaching patrols remove hundreds of snares
Anti-poaching patrols remove hundreds of snares

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Anti-poaching patrols remove hundreds of snares

Since launching the Field Conservation Grants in 2008, Taronga has provided funding and staff support to 70 vital programs.

Posted on 15th August 2018 by Media Relations

Working with elephants this World Elephant DayWorking with elephants this World Elephant Day
Working with elephants this World Elephant Day

#International Days, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Working with elephants this World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day is on Sunday 12 August and aims to raise awareness for the plight of elephants in the wild.

Posted on 10th August 2018 by Media Relations

Celebrate World Elephant DayCelebrate World Elephant Day
Celebrate World Elephant Day

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Celebrate World Elephant Day

Sunday 12 August is World Elephant Day and staff at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are raising their trunks to celebrate

Posted on 10th August 2018 by Media Relations

Night patrols boost turtle hatchling numbers in SumatraNight patrols boost turtle hatchling numbers in Sumatra
Night patrols boost turtle hatchling numbers in Sumatra

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Night patrols boost turtle hatchling numbers in Sumatra

Every two years, Taronga extends its reach by awarding funding to other organisations and conservation projects around the world.

Posted on 09th August 2018 by Media Relations

Time to bin old attitudes on wild animals in SydneyTime to bin old attitudes on wild animals in Sydney
Time to bin old attitudes on wild animals in Sydney

#Conservation, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Time to bin old attitudes on wild animals in Sydney

There has been recent interest in wild birds at Taronga Zoo Sydney, and we think this is a wonderful opportunity to talk about our breed-to-release…

Posted on 08th August 2018 by Media Relations

Sabai a growing boy!Sabai a growing boy!
Sabai a growing boy!

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Sabai a growing boy!

Sabai is becoming quite an independent and outgoing Asian Elephant. He now weighs 880kgs and will turn two years old in November.

Posted on 07th August 2018 by Media Relations

Monkeys on the moveMonkeys on the move
Monkeys on the move

#Animal Welfare, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Monkeys on the move

Taronga Zoo Sydney’s Squirrel Monkey troop recently had their annual health check. Keepers and veterinary staff carry out a check every year to…

Posted on 03rd August 2018 by Media Relations