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National Water Week 2019National Water Week 2019
National Water Week 2019

#Act for the Wild

National Water Week 2019

Rivers, lakes and streams are the lifeblood of our country and many native wildlife including the Platypus rely on them to survive. Sadly, our…

Posted on 18th October 2019 by Media Relations

World Food Day 2019World Food Day 2019
World Food Day 2019

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World Food Day 2019

While World Food Day has been traditionally used to shed light on humanitarian issues, there has been an increasing focus on how our eating habits…

Posted on 15th October 2019 by Media Relations

Taronga to be breeding hub for BilbiesTaronga to be breeding hub for Bilbies
Taronga to be breeding hub for Bilbies

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Taronga to be breeding hub for Bilbies

Last night, Zookeepers from Taronga Western Plains Zoo released the first Greater Bilbies into the Taronga Sanctuary in Dubbo to help save the…

Posted on 14th October 2019 by Media Relations

Nature, a natural remedyNature, a natural remedy
Nature, a natural remedy

#Act for the Wild, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Nature, a natural remedy

Australian kids are spending less time outdoors than previous generations and, as a result, are missing out on the benefits that come with a…

Posted on 11th October 2019 by Media Relations

Wildlife Retreat at Taronga OpensWildlife Retreat at Taronga Opens
Wildlife Retreat at Taronga Opens
Wildlife Retreat at Taronga Opens

Taronga Conservation Society Australia has today opened the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga, a new overnight eco-retreat on Cammeraigal country, nestled…

Posted on 10th October 2019 by Media Relations

World Habitat Day 2019World Habitat Day 2019
World Habitat Day 2019

#Act for the Wild, #Conservation

World Habitat Day 2019

Today is World Habitat Day – a day to celebrate the vital role that habitats play in providing shelter for native wildlife and people.

Posted on 04th October 2019 by Media Relations

Vibrant new Francois’ Langur baby, adds to Taronga’s spring baby boomVibrant new Francois’ Langur baby, adds to Taronga’s spring baby boom
Vibrant new Francois’ Langur baby, adds to Taronga’s spring baby boom

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Vibrant new Francois’ Langur baby, adds to Taronga’s spring baby boom

Taronga Zoo Sydney is celebrating the birth of a new male François’ Langur, one of the world’s rarest monkeys. Just a week old, the new baby is yet…

Posted on 04th October 2019 by Media Relations

Life-saving, world-first operationLife-saving, world-first operation
Life-saving, world-first operation

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

Life-saving, world-first operation

Taronga's Dr Larry Vogelnest has returned from Borneo followed the successful operation on a female sun bear named, Hitam.

Posted on 30th September 2019 by Media Relations

World's largest rodent finds new home at Taronga ZooWorld's largest rodent finds new home at Taronga Zoo
World's largest rodent finds new home at Taronga Zoo

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

World's largest rodent finds new home at Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo today announced the opening of the new Capybara habitat, which is the first time these adorable animals will be on display in Sydney.

Posted on 26th September 2019 by Media Relations

See new arrivals this spring in DubboSee new arrivals this spring in Dubbo
See new arrivals this spring in Dubbo

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

See new arrivals this spring in Dubbo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo has had a baby boom over the past few months, with the arrival of a White Rhino calf, Zebra foal and four…

Posted on 24th September 2019 by Media Relations

Amazing photos of Taronga’s Silverback Gorilla on the operating tableAmazing photos of Taronga’s Silverback Gorilla on the operating table
Amazing photos of Taronga’s Silverback Gorilla on the operating table

#Sydney Wildlife Hospital, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Amazing photos of Taronga’s Silverback Gorilla on the operating table

See amazing behind-the-scenes photos of Kibali, Taronga’s silverback Western Lowland Gorilla, from a recent health check at the Taronga Wildlife…

Posted on 23rd September 2019 by Media Relations

Gorilla on the lineGorilla on the line
Gorilla on the line

#International Days, #Conservation, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Gorilla on the line

Gorillas are the largest and most powerful of all primates. They are also one of our closest living relatives. We share 98% of our DNA with gorillas…

Posted on 23rd September 2019 by Media Relations