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Help beat plastic pollution this World Environment Day!Help beat plastic pollution this World Environment Day!
Help beat plastic pollution this World Environment Day!
Help beat plastic pollution this World Environment Day!

This World Environment Day, Taronga Western Plains Zoo is encouraging the local community to help beat plastic pollution by making one change at home…

Posted on 04th June 2018 by Media Relations

Making a change at Bakhita's CafeMaking a change at Bakhita's Cafe
Making a change at Bakhita's Cafe
Making a change at Bakhita's Cafe

Over the past 18 months the team at Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Bakhita’s Café have been making changes to help reduce the amount of single-use…

Posted on 04th June 2018 by Media Relations

Record breaking number of Feathertail Glider births at Taronga Zoo SydneyRecord breaking number of Feathertail Glider births at Taronga Zoo Sydney
Record breaking number of Feathertail Glider births at Taronga Zoo Sydney

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Record breaking number of Feathertail Glider births at Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Zoo Sydney is celebrating the breeding success of 13 Feathertail Glider babies, adding to 20 babies born only months ago.

Posted on 01st June 2018 by Media Relations

Heart of Taronga's Elephant herd turns oneHeart of Taronga's Elephant herd turns one
Heart of Taronga's Elephant herd turns one

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Heart of Taronga's Elephant herd turns one

Taronga Zoo Sydney today celebrated the birth of Asian Elephant calf Jai Dee one year ago this week with a special feed arranged by keepers in the…

Posted on 01st June 2018 by Media Relations

World Otter DayWorld Otter Day
World Otter Day
World Otter Day

Wednesday 30 May is World Otter Day, a day to raise awareness about the plight of the Otter species due to illegal wildlife trade and loss of habitat.

Posted on 29th May 2018 by Media Relations

Celebrating the contribution of volunteersCelebrating the contribution of volunteers
Celebrating the contribution of volunteers
Celebrating the contribution of volunteers

Last week Taronga Western Plains Zoo celebrated National Volunteer Week with a special morning tea for our volunteers to thank them for the countless…

Posted on 29th May 2018 by Media Relations

#Research, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Hundreds of photos taken in Kenya will help researchers determine the size of Giraffe and Zebra populations.

Posted on 25th May 2018 by Media Relations

Stephanie set freeStephanie set free
Stephanie set free

#Research, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Stephanie set free

Taronga Wildlife Hospital Veterinary staff released a rehabilitated Green Turtle this week, on Tuesday 8th May, off the coast of Manly. The Turtle…

Posted on 24th May 2018 by Media Relations

Coming soon to the Zoo - Wild HerdsComing soon to the Zoo - Wild Herds
Coming soon to the Zoo - Wild Herds

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Coming soon to the Zoo - Wild Herds

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s biggest investment in an animal exhibit to date, Lion Pride Lands, officially opened at Easter, and continues to prove…

Posted on 15th May 2018 by Media Relations

Join the Compost RevolutionJoin the Compost Revolution
Join the Compost Revolution

#International Days, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Join the Compost Revolution

This International Compost Awareness Week, buy discounted composting products and help Taronga fight extinction.

Posted on 02nd May 2018 by Media Relations

‘Treasured son’ arrives - Otter pup birth‘Treasured son’ arrives - Otter pup birth
‘Treasured son’ arrives - Otter pup birth

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

‘Treasured son’ arrives - Otter pup birth

Zoo keepers and staff at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted with the special arrival of an Oriental Small-clawed Otter pup, born on 20 February…

Posted on 26th April 2018 by Media Relations

Porntip pregnancy updatePorntip pregnancy update
Porntip pregnancy update
Porntip pregnancy update

Elephants have the longest gestation period of any land animal at 22 months. And with just over two months left until her due date in July 2018,…

Posted on 26th April 2018 by Media Relations