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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

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

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

Taronga invites children to discoverTaronga invites children to discover
Taronga invites children to discover

#Science, #Conservation, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga invites children to discover

Taronga invites children to discover the science of wildlife conservation at Taronga Zoo Sydney free between Saturday 4 August and 19 August.

Posted on 02nd August 2018 by Media Relations

Birth of a rare otter pup a pleasant surpriseBirth of a rare otter pup a pleasant surprise
Birth of a rare otter pup a pleasant surprise

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Birth of a rare otter pup a pleasant surprise

A rare male Oriental Small-clawed Otter pup born in April has finally emerged from the nest box and can now be seen with his family

Posted on 01st August 2018 by Media Relations

A greener futureA greener future
A greener future

#Sustainability, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

A greener future

Taronga Conservation Society Australia is committed to the conservation of wildlife through environmental sustainability.

Posted on 01st August 2018 by Media Relations

Redevelopment of the hire centreRedevelopment of the hire centre
Redevelopment of the hire centre

#Building a Better Zoo, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Redevelopment of the hire centre

The old hire centre at Taronga Western Plains Zoo had been around for a long time, so it was time to redevelop.

Posted on 30th July 2018 by Media Relations

30,000 Taronga guests raise their palm for tigers30,000 Taronga guests raise their palm for tigers
30,000 Taronga guests raise their palm for tigers

#Sustainability, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

30,000 Taronga guests raise their palm for tigers

More than 30,000 Taronga Zoo Sydney guests have pledged their support to use products containing RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil.

Posted on 29th July 2018 by Media Relations

Because of her, we canBecause of her, we can
Because of her, we can

#Culture, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Because of her, we can

Taronga is celebrating NAIDOC Week in July 2018.

Posted on 26th July 2018 by Media Relations