Taronga Talks

8 EpisodesProduced by Taronga Zoo

Working at Taronga Zoo is more than just a job – Taronga means family. The deep connections our staff develop with wildlife and the natural world affects the lives of others, near and far. From Sydney to Dubbo, Taronga’s people all have amazing untold Zoo stories that will touch your heart and open … read more

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Nocturnal Neighbours with Paul Davies

April 17th, 2019

46:24

As far back as he can remember, Paul Davies always wanted to be a Zoo Keeper. His childhood visits to Whipsnade Zoo in England cemented both his love …

Chasing Dreams with Jordie Michelmore

April 10th, 2019

54:15

Looking after the world’s fastest mammal, one of the world’s slowest animals and Africa’s most efficient predator is all in a day’s work for Taronga Western Plains Zoo Keeper Jordie Michelmore. Having joined Taronga …

Rebound from Extinction with Michael McFadden

April 3rd, 2019

46:45

Though scaly and scary to some, Michael McFadden has always loved reptiles. His Honours degree first led him to Taronga Zoo, where he seized an opportunity to work in the Reptile House. Now Unit Supervisor for …

Mother of Tigers with Louise Ginman

March 26th, 2019

1:03:34

Had she not called up to confirm her post, Louise Ginman may have never worked at Taronga Zoo. Just ten days after starting as a Carnivore Keeper, Louise first experienced the joy of welcoming Sumatran Tiger cubs to the …

Fenced Hope with Andrew Elphinstone

March 26th, 2019

58:50

Hundreds of metres of fencing forms a sanctuary for some of Australia’s most vulnerable and critically endangered species. Yet how can we save …

Extended Flight with Matt Kettle

March 26th, 2019

1:01:56

From early morning bird-watching with his father in country Victoria, to watching tadpoles turn into frogs as a boy, Matt Kettle was always …

Rehab and Release with Libby Hall

March 26th, 2019

1:00:50

The ocean was her first love… the salt, the spray, the waves. When her cat dragged a tiny naked bird into her home one day, Libby Hall fell in love again. Protecting and caring for injured wildlife, watching them grow …

Introducing Taronga Talks

March 20th, 2019

5:05

A taste of the brand new podcast from Taronga Zoo. There are so many amazing untold Taronga stories... we can't wait to share them with you! Here is …

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