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Ring-tailed Lemur babies climbing
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Ring-tailed Lemur babies are almost six months old and continuing to grow and develop well under the watchful eye of their mothers.
Lion cubs on exhibit - March 2017
This autumn see wild new arrivals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo including four African Lion cubs, three Cheetah cubs, four Ring-tailed Lemur babies, Asian Elephant calf Sabai and most recent arrival, a Przewalski’s Horse foal.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is deeply saddened to announce this morning’s passing of elderly African Elephant, Cuddles, the Zoo’s longest residing animal and the last African Elephant in Australia.
Przewalski's Horse foal born 22 February 2017
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited by the arrival of a female Przewalski’s Horse foal born on Wednesday 22 February 2017.
Black Rhino Kufara
Keepers are excited to see Black Rhinoceros Kufara’s pregnancy approaching the end of her gestation.
World Water Month 2017
Last week 200 Geography students from St Johns College, Dubbo visited Taronga Western Plains Zoo across two days as part of World Water Month, learning about our local ecosystem through various water based activities run by the NSW Department Primary Industries Fisheries and Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
GoMAD Challenge 2017
Over 50 high school students from more than 10 schools across the Central West will converge on Taronga Western Plains Zoo today for the GoMAD Challenge and Youth Enviro Forum.
Historic image of African Elephants at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Rebecca the Elephant keeper reflects on the history of African Elephants over the 40 years at Taronga Western Plains Zoo as well as Cuddles the last African Elephant at the Zoo who has been at the Zoo since 1977.
Lion cubs on exhibit - March 2017
The Lion cubs are continuing to develop and progress well under the watchful eye of mother, Maya. Recently keepers have been working on introducing the two female sub-adults back into the pride.
Happy birthday to the Zoo! Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo is celebrating its 40th birthday today, having officially opened on 28 February 1977.

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