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Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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Margaret Hawkins (BSc (Hons))

Behavioural Biologist Emeritus. With the appointment of the assistant Behavioural Biologist, Margaret has changed her focus to the writing up and publishing of collected data and the supervision of research projects.

Peter Harlow (BSC (Hons), PhD)

Precinct Manager - Herpetofauna. For over 28 years Peter Harlow's career has involved a wide range of research projects in reptile ecology, physiology and conservation, based mostly at the University of Sydney.

Jane Hall (BSc, Cert II Zoo Keeping)

Australian Registry of Wildlife Health – Information and Resources Coordinator. Jane worked as a Zookeeper in a small native fauna park before moving to Sydney in 2002 where she began work in a human pathology laboratory.

Wendy Gleen (BSc, Masters degree candidate)

Keeper – Australian Fauna. Following the completion of a science degree at Macquarie University in the late eighties, Wendy gained employment at Taronga as a Zoo keeper.
Social Learning

Social Learning

Staff at Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos aim to impart a deep understanding of wildlife and conservation issues to all their visitors.
Wildlife Health

Wildlife Health

Through its Wildlife Hospitals, Taronga has a unique opportunity to collect data on the health of wildlife, which will in turn help in the treatment and conservation of wild animals.

Nutritional Physiology

Appropriate food is a key element in animal health and well-being, so Taronga’s Zoos go to great lengths to ensure the nutritional health of their animals.

Terrestrial Ecology

The beauty and unique features of wildlife species capture our imaginations – but they also form ecosystems upon which we all depend. Taronga Zoo works to help preserve that balance.

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