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Following the events of the last 48 hours in which Greig Tonkins, a Zoo Keeper at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, was seen on social media punching a Kangaroo following an attempt to free his dog from its hold, Taronga has been inundated with concern for Mr Tonkins as well as enquiries regarding Taronga’s position on the events.
Sabai the Asian Elephant calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s male Asian Elephant calf has been officially named ‘Sabai’ meaning peaceful, happiness, relaxed or comfortable in Thai.
NSW Tourism Awards 2016
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has won a golden double at the NSW Tourism Awards gala ceremony held last night in Sydney, taking out top honours in two categories.
Barbary Sheep lambs
Over the past three months Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a baby boom in the Eland and Barbary Sheep herds!
Since the birth of Dubbo's first ever elephant calf, who continues to do really well in his first few weeks, both his mum, Thong Dee and aunty, Porntip have displayed tremendous maternal instincts in caring for and doting on him.
Jelani and Siri
Siri and Jelani, our two hand-raised cheetah cubs, are now 18 and 12 months old respectively, and live together at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Elephant calf at bath time in Dubbo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo's Elephant calf is progressing well over his first two weeks.
Elephant calf has first bath
Our elephant calf has experienced a lot of firsts in past week, including his first bath.
Elephant calf on exhibit in Dubbo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Asian Elephant calf will make his public debut today alongside mother Thong Dee and aunty Porntip in Dubbo.
Male elephant calf in Dubbo
Read Elephant Keeper Bobby-Jo's account of witnessing the birth of the elephant calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

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