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The powerful message behind Taronga's Seal Show The powerful message behind Taronga's Seal Show
The powerful message behind Taronga's Seal Show

#Conservation, #Act for the Wild , #Taronga Zoo Sydney

The powerful message behind Taronga's Seal Show

The award-winning Taronga Seal Show has again been recognised for inspiring guests to act for the future of our oceans.

Posted on 26th February 2019 by Media Relations

Zoo mourns the loss of Asian Elephant, Gigi Zoo mourns the loss of Asian Elephant, Gigi
Zoo mourns the loss of Asian Elephant, Gigi
Zoo mourns the loss of Asian Elephant, Gigi

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is mourning the loss of elderly female Asian Elephant, Gigi.

Posted on 25th February 2019 by Media Relations

Growing up is monkey business Growing up is monkey business
Growing up is monkey business
Growing up is monkey business

Spider Monkey baby Mica is now three and half months old and is continuing to flourish, growing stronger each week. Mica is starting to be more…

Posted on 25th February 2019 by Media Relations

New Waterhole Cafe and water play project New Waterhole Cafe and water play project
New Waterhole Cafe and water play project
New Waterhole Cafe and water play project

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new Waterhole Café and water play area will see $10.2 million invested to redevelop the current kiosk located at the mid…

Posted on 24th February 2019 by Media Relations

Baby Bearded Dragons released Baby Bearded Dragons released
Baby Bearded Dragons released
Baby Bearded Dragons released

Baby Bearded Dragons that were collected from an injured female and hatched after an incubation period at the Zoo's Wildlife Hospital have been…

Posted on 18th February 2019 by Media Relations

Short course schools scientists on vital wildlife health issues Short course schools scientists on vital wildlife health issues
Short course schools scientists on vital wildlife health issues

#Conservation, #Science , #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Short course schools scientists on vital wildlife health issues

Scientists from all over the world have arrived at the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning to train the next generation of conservation…

Posted on 18th February 2019 by Media Relations

Keepers hoping love is in the air Keepers hoping love is in the air
Keepers hoping love is in the air

#Conservation , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Keepers hoping love is in the air

This Valentine’s Day, Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are hoping love is in the air for the Zoo’s Black Rhinos! Keepers play a match-making…

Posted on 14th February 2019 by Media Relations

Taronga Announces the Birth of Three Rare Tiger Cubs Taronga Announces the Birth of Three Rare Tiger Cubs
Taronga Announces the Birth of Three Rare Tiger Cubs

#Conservation , #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Announces the Birth of Three Rare Tiger Cubs

See incredible behind-the-scenes footage of the births of three Sumatran Tiger cubs.

Posted on 01st February 2019 by Media Relations

Seeing double! Two Giraffe calves born in Dubbo Seeing double! Two Giraffe calves born in Dubbo
Seeing double! Two Giraffe calves born in Dubbo

#Conservation , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Seeing double! Two Giraffe calves born in Dubbo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has two reasons to celebrate with the birth of two Giraffe calves in January. 

Posted on 01st February 2019 by Media Relations

The newest addition to our marine mammal family The newest addition to our marine mammal family
The newest addition to our marine mammal family

#Animals , #Taronga Zoo Sydney

The newest addition to our marine mammal family

Read about the special meaning behind 'Torre', the name given to the little Australian Sea-Lion pup recently born at Taronga.

Posted on 31st January 2019 by Media Relations

Helping hand to animals in need Helping hand to animals in need
Helping hand to animals in need
Helping hand to animals in need

Summer has been a busy period for the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Wildlife Hospital with a number of native birds, reptiles and mammals all in need of…

Posted on 29th January 2019 by Media Relations

Zoo animals beat the heat Zoo animals beat the heat
Zoo animals beat the heat
Zoo animals beat the heat

Whilst the summer heat continues to hover around the 40 degree mark, keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are doing everything they can to keep the…

Posted on 29th January 2019 by Media Relations