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New name for Spider Monkey babyNew name for Spider Monkey baby
New name for Spider Monkey baby
New name for Spider Monkey baby

Keepers have announced a brand new name for a Black-handed Spider Monkey baby, born at the Zoo on 9 October 2017!

Posted on 31st January 2018 by Media Relations

Lions in trainingLions in training
Lions in training
Lions in training

As construction of African Lions Pride Lands nears completion, TWPZ Keepers are preparing the pride of eight African Lions for the big move to their…

Posted on 31st January 2018 by Media Relations

Another run on the board for Rhino Conservation at TarongaAnother run on the board for Rhino Conservation at Taronga
Another run on the board for Rhino Conservation at Taronga

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Another run on the board for Rhino Conservation at Taronga

A rare Southern Black Rhinoceros calf born at Taronga Western Plains Zoo on October 31 last year now has a name!

Posted on 30th January 2018 by Media Relations

Dental surgery fit for a kingDental surgery fit for a king
Dental surgery fit for a king
Dental surgery fit for a king

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital delivers veterinary care for a vast range of animals and the Hospital recently treated a most…

Posted on 16th January 2018 by Media Relations

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#Animal Welfare, #Rehabilitation Stories, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

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A male adult Swamp Wallaby was brought into Taronga Wildlife Hospital in Sydney by NSW Police following an incident on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Posted on 15th January 2018 by Media Relations

An unlikely visitor - Platypus at the Wildlife HospitalAn unlikely visitor - Platypus at the Wildlife Hospital
An unlikely visitor - Platypus at the Wildlife Hospital
An unlikely visitor - Platypus at the Wildlife Hospital

Platypuses are found mainly in rivers on the east coast of Australia – and their western distribution is poorly known. So when staff at Taronga…

Posted on 09th January 2018 by Media Relations

Scott Gooding’s Tiger Prawns in tomato sauceScott Gooding’s Tiger Prawns in tomato sauce
Scott Gooding’s Tiger Prawns in tomato sauce

#Act for the Wild, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Scott Gooding’s Tiger Prawns in tomato sauce

Read health couch, author and sustainable seafood advocate Scott Gooding's MSC sustainable fresh Tiger Prawns in tomato sauce recipe.

Posted on 22nd December 2017 by Media Relations

Two BIG ways you can help our oceans this summerTwo BIG ways you can help our oceans this summer
Two BIG ways you can help our oceans this summer

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Two BIG ways you can help our oceans this summer

The sea is essential to our survival, bur our oceans are under threat. Climate change, overfishing and plastic pollution are placing huge pressure on…

Posted on 22nd December 2017 by Media Relations

Where to find MSC sustainable seafoodWhere to find MSC sustainable seafood
Where to find MSC sustainable seafood

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Where to find MSC sustainable seafood

By making a few lifestyle changes, we can have a huge positive impact on the oceans and the wildlife that calls them home.

Posted on 22nd December 2017 by Media Relations

10 New Years Eve resolutions you can make for the wild10 New Years Eve resolutions you can make for the wild
10 New Years Eve resolutions you can make for the wild

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10 New Years Eve resolutions you can make for the wild

2018 is just around the corner, and with it the promise of a fresh new year’s resolution to fulfil.

Posted on 22nd December 2017 by Media Relations

Scott Gooding's BBQ PrawnsScott Gooding's BBQ Prawns
Scott Gooding's BBQ Prawns

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Scott Gooding's BBQ Prawns

Nothing screams Australian summer than BBQ prawns – it is simply un-Australian not to have a BBQ prawn recipe up your sleeve.

Posted on 22nd December 2017 by Media Relations

Taronga welcomes Alpacas in the lead up to the school holidaysTaronga welcomes Alpacas in the lead up to the school holidays
Taronga welcomes Alpacas in the lead up to the school holidays

#Animals, #School Holidays, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga welcomes Alpacas in the lead up to the school holidays

Taronga Zoo have welcomed three Alpacas to the Zoo, the first time the species have been at Taronga in 20 years.

Posted on 22nd December 2017 by Media Relations