New Sydney Zoo announces official opening date
The new Sydney Zoo, located in Western Sydney has announced an official opening date of 7th December.
Sydney Zoo’s first animals - lions, cheetahs, hyenas, orangutans, chimpanzees and zebras - arrived back in September coming from from Melbourne Zoo, Singapore Zoo and from Taronga Conservation Society.
To attract membership, Sydney Zoo has partnered with Greater Western Sydney Giants Football Club.with the GWS Giants offering a three game membership.
Sydney Zoo has also partnered with the nearby water park attraction, Raging Waters offering special deals with membership to the new zoo.
5th November 2019 - Southern NSW’s Mogo Zoo acquired by Western Sydney’s Featherdale Wildlife Park
29th September 2019 - ZAA-accredited zoos and aquariums highlight their activities through Conservation Week
2nd September 2019 - Sydney Zoo announces arrival of first animals in newly completed African precinct
11th July 2019 - As opening approaches new Sydney Zoo undertakes further recruitment
11th March 2019 - New Sydney Zoo begins recruitment of more than 150 staff
11th May 2018 - Sydney zoos reach out of court settlement in branding dispute
6th March 2018 - Legal battle begins over Sydney Zoo trademark
3rd March 2018 - Court case looms as Taronga Zoo looks to claim ‘Sydney Zoo’ name
13th September 2017 - New Western Sydney Zoo gets planning approval
13th February 2017 - Western Sydney Zoo proposal submitted to Planning Commission for Final Decision
7th April 2016 - New Western Sydney Zoo plans to make the most of technology
30th December 2015 - New Western Sydney Zoo to feature best practice sustainability
8th September 2015 - Cage free Western Sydney Zoo to bring visitors ‘face to face’ with animals
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