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Taronga Zoo Sydney can confirm this morning at 5.47am a Taronga contractor observed a Chimpanzee calmly sitting just beyond the perimeter of the…

Posted on 28th January 2021 by Media Relations

Record month at the Wildlife HospitalRecord month at the Wildlife Hospital
Record month at the Wildlife Hospital

#Dubbo Wildlife Hospital, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Record month at the Wildlife Hospital

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital has recorded its busiest month ever in terms of free-ranging wildlife admissions.

Posted on 19th January 2021 by Media Relations

Year in reviewYear in review
Year in review

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Year in review

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone. Taronga Western Plains Zoo had its first extended closure period in the zoo’s history due to the Covid-…

Posted on 21st December 2020 by Media Relations

Important Milestone in Reforesting SumatraImportant Milestone in Reforesting Sumatra
Important Milestone in Reforesting Sumatra

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Important Milestone in Reforesting Sumatra

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) and Taronga Conservation Society Australia have partnered with the Sumatra to design and implement a…

Posted on 16th December 2020 by Media Relations

Sky Safari reopeningSky Safari reopening
Sky Safari reopening
Sky Safari reopening

After eight long months, this summer our beloved Sky Safari experience makes its long-awaited return to Taronga Zoo! From Monday 14 December 2020, we…

Posted on 04th December 2020 by Media Relations

Asian Elephant Luk Chai departs DubboAsian Elephant Luk Chai departs Dubbo
Asian Elephant Luk Chai departs Dubbo

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Asian Elephant Luk Chai departs Dubbo

Much loved Taronga Western Plains Zoo resident, Asian Elephant Luk Chai, departed Dubbo on 2 December 2020 and travelled overnight to Melbourne Zoo,…

Posted on 03rd December 2020 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo welcomes Zebra foalDubbo Zoo welcomes Zebra foal
Dubbo Zoo welcomes Zebra foal

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Dubbo Zoo welcomes Zebra foal

Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo were delighted to arrive at work on 15 November 2020 to find a male Zebra foal had safely arrived overnight.

Posted on 19th November 2020 by Media Relations

Lioness Takes Pride of PlaceLioness Takes Pride of Place
Lioness Takes Pride of Place

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Lioness Takes Pride of Place

Taronga Zoo Sydney is delighted to welcome nine-year-old female African Lion Maya to Taronga’s newly built African Savannah Precinct.

Posted on 19th November 2020 by Media Relations

Squirrel Monkey Baby BoomSquirrel Monkey Baby Boom
Squirrel Monkey Baby Boom

#Act for the Wild, #Animals, #School Holidays, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Squirrel Monkey Baby Boom

Taronga Zoo Sydney is pleased to announce the successful birth of three Bolivian Squirrel Monkey babies - with more due any day now!

Posted on 19th November 2020 by Media Relations

An exciting update about our Wildlife HospitalsAn exciting update about our Wildlife Hospitals
An exciting update about our Wildlife Hospitals

#Sydney Wildlife Hospital, #Dubbo Wildlife Hospital, #Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

An exciting update about our Wildlife Hospitals

We are beyond pleased to announce that the NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Environment Minister Matt Kean have announced that Taronga will…

Posted on 18th November 2020 by Media Relations

World Idea DayWorld Idea Day
World Idea Day

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

World Idea Day

Monday 16th November is World Idea Day, a day that was “founded on a belief of the power of ideas” and sets out to “support people who want to do…

Posted on 15th November 2020 by Media Relations

Mutangi the Giraffe turns 30Mutangi the Giraffe turns 30
Mutangi the Giraffe turns 30

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Mutangi the Giraffe turns 30

Mutangi, the oldest Giraffe in Australia, turns 30 today at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo.

Posted on 12th November 2020 by Media Relations