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Meerkat pup with mother Umi
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted by the latest addition to the Meerkat troop, with a female pup born Monday 31 March 2014.
Volunteer Tour Guide Training
It's the 25th Anniversary of Volunteer week, at Taronga we're celebrating the power of volunteers, with over 600 volunteers across Sydney and Dubbo and another 400 youth volunteers we have a lot to celebrate.
Photo by Dean Ingwersen
Recently, Regent Honeyeaters have been spotted inside the grounds of Taronga Western Plains Zoo on two separate occasions.
Macheo turns one
Macheo the White Rhino calf is celebrating a special milestone on Wednesday 14 May – it’s his first birthday! Macheo was born to mother, Mopani in the early hours of the morning this time last year and has flourished ever since. At birth he weighed just 50kgs but now weighs an estimated 300kgs!
As Mother's Day approaches Taronga Western Plains Zoo is paying tribute to animal mothers who do an amazing job of raising their young, helping to ensure the long term survival of their species.
The two new Galapagos Tortoise hatchlings
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is thrilled to announce further success in its Galapagos Tortoise breeding program, with two hatchlings born on 24 and 26 January 2014.
A wild female wombat is currently receiving treatment at Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital after being mauled by a dog.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited by the birth of two male Oriental Small-clawed Otter pups, born on 24 January 2014.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo's male Black Rhino needed specialised treatment for an eye issue recently.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s three Cheetah cubs have made their debut on exhibit to the delight of visitors.

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