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Taronga Western Plains Zoo Blog

Monday 19th November 2012
NJ the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling is growing…albeit slowly, but that’s normal for these tortoises.
Sunday 11th November 2012
Taronga staff are very excited to have welcomed a new female Giraffe to the Sydney herd. Kitoto is a two-year-old that has grown up at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.
Kitoto the Giraffe on the move
Thursday 8th November 2012
Today, Kitoto the giraffe embarked on a big trip from Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, her new home.
Wednesday 31st October 2012
A female Barbary Sheep lamb was found by keepers abandoned by its mother and brought her to the Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital where vet nurses have been hand raising and caring for her since.
Friday 19th October 2012
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has been announced as a finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards for Best Tourist Attraction!
Friday 12th October 2012
Spring has definitely sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with two Barbary Sheep lambs and nine Blackbuck fawns born during the past month!
Friday 12th October 2012
Taronga Western Plains Zoo's Wildlife Hospital recently received a Brown Falcon from a WIRES carer, that sadly had a gun shot wound.
Friday 12th October 2012
Lazarus the Lion completes quarantine period and will now settle in behind the scenes cefore beginning to explore the his new home.
Wednesday 10th October 2012
Some of our animals have been immortalized on Australia Post stamps to celebrate Australian Zoos and Stamp Collecting Month!
Monday 1st October 2012
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited that the White Rhinos are now back on display following scheduled maintenance to their exhibit.