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Trowunna Receives Recognition of Contribution to Devil Conservation

Trowunna Wildlife Park is honored to receive recognition of its significant contribution to Tasmanian Devil in situ conservation projects under the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program, awarded to the Sanctuary at last week's Zoo Aquarium Association (ZAA) Biennial Conference in Perth. With its devil conservation breeding program spanning over 30 years, and 16 generations of Devils, Trowunna is the only facility to have been involved in all three Devil release programs (Maria Island, Narawntapu Nat.Pk and Ta…

New Bird of Prey Rescue, Repair, Rehabilitation and Release Facility

Trowunna Wildlife Park, in partnership with TasNetworks, was today very pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Bird of Prey Rescue, Repair, Rehabilitation and Release Facility, that has been developed under the Sanctuary's broader Bird of Prey Conservation Program. The new enclosures consist of a walk-through rehabilitation centre with one-way viewing glass, off-display repair and rehabilitation hospital mews and a new large-scale Wedge-tailed Eagle free-flight aviary. A huge thank you to th…

2017 Training Dates Announced

The 2017 Tasmanian Devil and Dasyurid Captive Management Course training dates have been announced.

We lead the way with positive animal welfare

Trowunna Wildlife Park has been recognized for meeting positive animal welfare outcomes. Recently assessed by the Zoo and Aquarium Association’s (ZAA) Accreditation Program, Trowunna Wildlife Park has successfully achieved Accreditation.

Summer is here!

Summer is here at Trowunna! Now is the best time to come out to the park and see all of our juveniles. See our dispersal aged devils, quolls and wombats during your visit.

2016 Devil Breeding Success

Trowunna is happy to confirm we had 9 Tasmanian Devil Joeys successfully born and raised in 2016. We preparing for an even better 2017 breeding season! The Devil's bred here at Trowunna Wildlife Park are a part of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) Insurance population.

Tasmanian Devils Head to Albuquerque

This winter, Albuquerque will be home to four Tasmanian devils. The ABQ BioPark Zoo will be one of only two facilities in the United States to exhibit the endangered marsupials.

City of Albuquerque Welcomes Tasmanian Devils to Zoo

Today the ABQ BioPark Zoo is welcoming its newest residents, four Tasmanian devils. The animals will be behind-the-scenes as they settle into their new home. Soon, visitors will be able to see them in the Australia area near koalas and wombats.

First Ambassador Devils in New Zealand

Wellington Zoo - one of three zoos in New Zealand selected by the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program to participate in the overseas Ambassador Devil initiative - received the first shipment of Tasmanian devils on Thursday 5 December.

Trowunna hosts ZAA pilot program

Trowunna hosted Nick De Graf from the Zoo & Aquarium Association (ZAA) offices, who conducted positive welfare outcome appraisals. This was part of a pilot program for the adpotion of the new Animal Welfare Position Statement.

Tasmanian Devils Welcomed at San Diego Zoo

International awareness of the plight of the endangered Tasmanian devil is set to be promoted with the recent opening of San Diego Zoo Global’s Tasmanian devil exhibit, signifying the start of the overseas expansion of the Tasmanian devil conservation program.

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