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The Dinosaurs are back! 31 Oct 2014 - 1 Feb 2015 Find Out More ▶
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4 out of 5 species of Rhino are in critical danger Find Out More ▶
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Keeper with snake
As the weather starts to warm up it is important for everyone to be on the lookout for snakes, adopt necessary safety precautions to minimise the chances of a snake encounter and know how to respond if the situation arises.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited to announce the birth of a female Giraffe calf born on Sunday 19 October 2014
Four Tasmanian Devil joeys born
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce further success for the Tasmanian Devil conservation program, with four joeys born from this year’s breeding season.
Hippo calf needs a name
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Hippo calf is thriving under the watchful eye of mother, Cuddles. The female calf has almost doubled in weight since birth and is starting to gain more confidence and strength in its legs, especially on land.
Addax calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a female Addax calf to the herd on 15 September 2014.
NAIDOC Week was celebrated in the last week of Term at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, as it is usually celebrated in September in Dubbo.
World Rhino Day 2014
Get involved with World Rhino Day at Taronga Western Plains Zoo this weekend from 20 – 22 September and help celebrate and raise awareness for Rhinos.
Savannah Cabins official opening
State Member for Dubbo Mr Troy Grant today officially opened Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new self-contained accommodation, the Savannah Cabins.
Hippo calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a Hippo calf to mother Cuddles and father Mana, in the evening on Thursday 11 September 2014.
Elephant barn under construction
The barn in the new Elephant facility at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is taking shape with the walls of the building now in place and the roof installation under way.

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