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The future for rhinos is looking bleak with official figures released yesterday by South Africa confirming that last year was the worst on record for rhino poaching.
Zoo Adventures summer fun
Galapagos Tortoise hatchlings turn one
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Galapagos Tortoise hatchlings are celebrating their first birthday this month.
Coral spawning
Senior Reproductive Biologist at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, travelled north to Townsville to participate in the Reef Recovery Program coordinated by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), to continue to conserve of one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks, the Great Barrier Reef.
Tasmanian Devil joeys at 10 months old
Taronga Western Plains Zoo's Tasmanian Devil joeys have grown substantially in the past 10 months and continue to provide hope for the future of the species.
Zebra foal born 30 December 2014
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited to announce the birth of a female Zebra foal, in the final days of last year on Tuesday 30 December 2014.
As summer heats up, keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have been treating Kibibi the Hippo calf to a cooling hose down whilst mother Cuddles enjoys her morning meal.
Christmas enrichment at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have been busy spreading some early Christmas cheer amongst the animals.
Elephant facility nearing completion
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new state-of-the-art Elephant facility is having the finishing touches added, with completion set for the end of this year.
Addax calf born 27 November 2014
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed yet another Addax calf in the last week of spring with a male Addax calf born 27 November 2014.

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