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Fishing debris a serious hazard to native birdsFishing debris a serious hazard to native birds
Fishing debris a serious hazard to native birds

#Conservation, #Sydney Wildlife Hospital

Fishing debris a serious hazard to native birds

The Taronga Wildlife Hospital rehabilitates yet another native Australian bird that was seriously injured due to discarded fishing line.

Posted on 21st May 2019 by Media Relations

A second chance for the eastern quollA second chance for the eastern quoll
A second chance for the eastern quoll

#Conservation

A second chance for the eastern quoll

An extra 20 Eastern quolls have been released on mainland Australia in an attempt to re-establish this important species.

Posted on 17th May 2019 by Media Relations

Hard working Greater BilbyHard working Greater Bilby
Hard working Greater Bilby

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Hard working Greater Bilby

The Greater Bilby is an iconic Australian animal that plays an important role in Australia’s ecosystem. Taronga Western Plains Zoo is playing a key…

Posted on 14th May 2019 by Media Relations

Zoo celebrates bumper school holiday visitationZoo celebrates bumper school holiday visitation
Zoo celebrates bumper school holiday visitation
Zoo celebrates bumper school holiday visitation

The school holidays have proven to be a very busy period for Taronga Western Plains Zoo, with record visitation numbers.

Posted on 03rd May 2019 by Media Relations

Boral Youth at the Zoo Leadership Training Day 2019Boral Youth at the Zoo Leadership Training Day 2019
Boral Youth at the Zoo Leadership Training Day 2019

#Community, #Get Involved, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Boral Youth at the Zoo Leadership Training Day 2019

On Thursday 18th April, 2019, the Boral Youth at the Zoo (YATZ) Leadership Training Day was held in the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning,…

Posted on 30th April 2019 by Media Relations

From little things big things growFrom little things big things grow
From little things big things grow

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

From little things big things grow

Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya is now 10 months of age and fast approaching her first birthday in June. She has done plenty of growing in both size and…

Posted on 30th April 2019 by Media Relations

5 Minutes with a Wildlife Conservationist5 Minutes with a Wildlife Conservationist
5 Minutes with a Wildlife Conservationist

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

5 Minutes with a Wildlife Conservationist

Dr Kellie Leigh and her team at Science for Wildlife are working with volunteers to collect vital data on Koala populations in the Blue Mountains…

Posted on 23rd April 2019 by Media Relations

And then there were three…Giraffe calves!And then there were three…Giraffe calves!
And then there were three…Giraffe calves!

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

And then there were three…Giraffe calves!

Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have been patiently awaiting the arrival of a third Giraffe calf. It has now joined the herd in Dubbo, born in…

Posted on 04th April 2019 by Media Relations

Spider Monkey baby bornSpider Monkey baby born
Spider Monkey baby born
Spider Monkey baby born

Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo were delighted by the birth of a Spider Monkey baby on 24 February 2019 to first time mother Havana.

Posted on 04th April 2019 by Media Relations

Joining forces to save the Mountain Chicken frogJoining forces to save the Mountain Chicken frog
Joining forces to save the Mountain Chicken frog

#Conservation, #Field Conservation Grants, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Joining forces to save the Mountain Chicken frog

Every two years, Taronga extends its reach by awarding funding to other organisations and conservation projects around the world.

Posted on 01st April 2019 by Media Relations

Three Rare Tiger Cubs Debut at Taronga Zoo SydneyThree Rare Tiger Cubs Debut at Taronga Zoo Sydney
Three Rare Tiger Cubs Debut at Taronga Zoo Sydney

#Animals, #School Holidays, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Three Rare Tiger Cubs Debut at Taronga Zoo Sydney

Kartika’s three cubs can now be seen at the Tiger Trek, Taronga Zoo Sydney

Posted on 01st April 2019 by Media Relations

Squirrel Monkeys head to new homeSquirrel Monkeys head to new home
Squirrel Monkeys head to new home

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Squirrel Monkeys head to new home

The six Bolivian Squirrel Monkeys that have called Taronga Western Plains Zoo home for the past six months have headed off to their new permanent…

Posted on 28th March 2019 by Media Relations