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Wild vs farmed seafood – are they both sustainable?Wild vs farmed seafood – are they both sustainable?
Wild vs farmed seafood – are they both sustainable?
Wild vs farmed seafood – are they both sustainable?

Our oceans need our help. Almost 90% of the world’s fish stocks are depleted, over-exploited or fished up to their limit. This is bad news for the…

Posted on 10th March 2019 by Media Relations

Giraffe calves pass one month milestoneGiraffe calves pass one month milestone
Giraffe calves pass one month milestone
Giraffe calves pass one month milestone

Our Giraffe calves have passed the one month milestone and are going great guns!

Posted on 05th March 2019 by Media Relations

Remembering GigiRemembering Gigi
Remembering Gigi
Remembering Gigi

Gigi’s passing has left a big hole in the hearts of many of the Zoo’s staff, none more so than the elephant keepers who cared for her during her time…

Posted on 28th February 2019 by Media Relations

Bilbies ready to be released into SanctuaryBilbies ready to be released into Sanctuary
Bilbies ready to be released into Sanctuary

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Bilbies ready to be released into Sanctuary

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has eight Greater Bilbies ready to release into a 110-hectare conservation and breeding sanctuary in Dubbo.

Posted on 28th February 2019 by Media Relations

The powerful message behind Taronga's Seal ShowThe 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, GigiZoo 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 businessGrowing 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 projectNew 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 releasedBaby 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 issuesShort 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 airKeepers 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 CubsTaronga 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