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Why it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oilWhy it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oil
Why it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oil

#Conservation, #Act for the Wild

Why it's never been more important to choose sustainable palm oil

We all know the importance of using sustainable products and palm oil is no different. The oil itself is not the problem – the problem lies with how…

Posted on 15th November 2018 by Media Relations

Sabai turns two!Sabai turns two!
Sabai turns two!
Sabai turns two!

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Asian elephant calf Sabai turned two years old on the 2 November.

Posted on 12th November 2018 by Media Relations

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of SussexTheir Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

#Science, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

The Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, visited Taronga Zoo on the 16th of October to cut the ribbon at…

Posted on 08th November 2018 by Media Relations

Community support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primatesCommunity support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primates
Community support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primates

#Conservation

Community support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primates

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

Posted on 06th November 2018 by Media Relations

Three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in DubboThree Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in Dubbo
Three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in Dubbo

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in Dubbo

Spring has definitely sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with the arrival of three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born to three different mothers.

Posted on 02nd November 2018 by Media Relations

Pampoen turns one!Pampoen turns one!
Pampoen turns one!
Pampoen turns one!

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed and Pampoen the Zoo’s Black Rhino calf turns one on 31 October, Halloween!

Posted on 26th October 2018 by Media Relations

Big growth for our smallest ElephantBig growth for our smallest Elephant
Big growth for our smallest Elephant
Big growth for our smallest Elephant

Kanlaya the Asian Elephant calf is now just over four months old and is continuing to do extremely well, she is a healthy, confident calf.

Posted on 26th October 2018 by Media Relations

Second Cheetah exhibit now openSecond Cheetah exhibit now open
Second Cheetah exhibit now open
Second Cheetah exhibit now open

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has opened a second Cheetah exhibit towards the end of the Zoo circuit, just after the Lion Pride Lands precinct.

Posted on 26th October 2018 by Media Relations

Cheetah cubs now on exhibitCheetah cubs now on exhibit
Cheetah cubs now on exhibit

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Cheetah cubs now on exhibit

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s six Cheetah cubs are now on exhibit along with mum Kyan by their side. The cubs are growing in confidence and starting…

Posted on 25th October 2018 by Media Relations

Is there a turkey living near you?Is there a turkey living near you?
Is there a turkey living near you?

#Conservation, #Science, #Education, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Is there a turkey living near you?

Help our scientists study the behaviour of Brush-turkeys and their chicks.

Posted on 24th October 2018 by Media Relations

Seeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo ZooSeeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo Zoo
Seeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo Zoo
Seeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has double the reason to celebrate with the birth of two Takhi (Przewalski’s Horse) foals just one day apart last week.

Posted on 19th October 2018 by Media Relations

What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?
What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?

#Animal Welfare, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?

There’s more to the profession than just caring for animals. This International Zookeeper Day we discover what the job really involves. …

Posted on 04th October 2018 by Media Relations