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Taronga Western Plains Zoo Blog

Monday 31st January 2011
These school holidays the Zoo Adventurers have gone undercover as their favourite goblins, elves, fairies and trolls to track down the dragon that has been hiding out in the Zoo.
Thursday 27th January 2011
There has been a changing of the guard in Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Otter group.
Thursday 13th January 2011
Over the past month the Zoo has welcomed two Wapiti fawns, a female born on 11 December 2010 named Kasha meaning fur robe in Native American and a male born on 3 January 2011 named Mikasi meaning Coyote in Omaha.
Wednesday 12th January 2011
Did you know that two of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Elephants can paint?
Thursday 23rd December 2010
Christmas has come early for the Ring-tailed Lemurs which received some special treats today just before Christmas.
Monday 13th December 2010
With the rain came a new arrival, a Przewalski’s Horse foal born on Wednesday, 01 December. Whilst officially this was the first day of summer, the little filly named ‘Solongo’ meaning ‘rainbow’ in Mongolian, arrived into what has been a wet start to the summer season.
Friday 10th December 2010
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is open for business as usual despite heavy rain and flooding in the region.
Wednesday 24th November 2010
On Sunday 7 November, keepers arrived at work to find a small surprise on the Bison exhibit, a new-born male calf.
Friday 19th November 2010
Taronga Western Plains Zoo's Savannah Visitor Plaza officially opens.
Tuesday 16th November 2010
Taronga Western Plains Zoo invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the Zoo’s new open access Visitor Plaza at a FREE Wild Day Out community event on Sunday 28 November 2010 from 11am – 3pm.