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Zebra foals
Spring has sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with the birth of two Zebra foals as well as a Koala joey emerging from its mother’s pouch.
Neil Jordan adding a tracking collar
Zoo Conservation Biologist, Dr Neil Jordan provides an update from the field about the unique i-cow project which is hoping to reduce human-animal conflict in Africa.
Taronga Zoo Tigers at Dubbo
Taronga Zoo’s Sumatran Tigers, Sakti, Jumilah, Kembali and Kartika set out on a tree change to Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo almost a year ago now, whilst their exhibit in Sydney is under redevelopment.
Zebra foals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Spring is a great time to visit the Zoo with lots of new arrivals to see including two Zebra foals.
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.
Addax calves trio
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has experienced a baby boom in the Addax herd with three calves being born over the past couple of months.
Iris the companion dog finds a new home
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s companion dog Iris, who helped raise two hand-reared Cheetah cubs, has officially finished her role at the Zoo and been adopted by two zoo keepers, Andrew and Bobby-Jo.
Local Member Troy Grant with Zoo Director Matt Fuller at the new exhibit site
Deputy Premier and Local Member for Dubbo Troy Grant will today announce the commencement of construction of the new Pridelands African Lion Adventure and safari tour at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Thong Dee stacking tyres
Expectant Asian Elephant, Thong Dee is doing well as she reaches the final months of her pregnancy.
Quokka joey at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Keepers are excited that a Quokka joey has now emerged from its mother’s pouch and is hopping around its exhibit inside the Aussie Walkthrough.