Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video
You know pangolin? No? Name doesn’t ring a bell? You’re not alone.
Koala joey emerges at Dubbo
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted to report early sightings of a male Koala joey that is now just over five months old and starting to emerge from its mother’s pouch.
Since 1996, the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program (TKCP) has been working with local indigenous communities and government partners to establish a community conservation area.
Taronga update on the gradual Introduction of three new females to the group
Forests are vital for clean air and water, providing the earth with an ability to breathe and us with a healthy future. They also provide a place that endangered species like Orang-utan, tigers and elephants call home.
Taronga has been recognised for its efforts to end wildlife extinction, receiving the prestigious San Diego Zoo Conservation Medal at a ceremony yesterday.
Construction of Taronga Zoo’s new global centre for conservation science and learning for researchers, students and visitors will proceed after the Department of Planning and Environment signed off on the development, Environment Minister Mark Speakman announced today.
Nest boxes
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has recently purchased 14 nest boxes of various sizes and shapes to provide additional homing options for Masked Owls, Little Lorikeets, Brush-tailed Possums and Micro-Bat species in the area.
Today I had the privilege of meeting a little rhino calf that is bringing hope to a species on the edge.
Zebra foal Khari
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo have welcomed a male Zebra foal born in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday 5 July 2016.

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