Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video
Prime Possum and the Saturday Club visited Taronga Western Plains Zoo this week to film segments for an upcoming show.
We’ve just finished hosting visits last week by students from around the Western Region who came to celebrate National Science Week.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is doing it all again with the third annual Zoo Grooves to take place on the October long weekend, Saturday 2 October, at the Zoo’s African Picnic Ground.
Come along and listen to guest speaker Dr Larry Vogelnest, Senior Veterinarian at Taronga Zoo, speak about Climate Change at the Animal in Art forum titled A Changing World, Thursday 5 August 2010at 7pm at the Western Plains Cultural Centre.
Mental as Anything will headline Zoo Grooves this October long weekend, Saturday 2 October 2010 at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
The redevelopment of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s front entrance area is continuing with a number of key milestones achieved and the new Visitor Plaza well and truly taking shape.
In June, with 17 other researchers, I helped catch 20 wild dugongs in Moreton Bay, off Brisbane in Queensland to check their health and reproductive status.
As Dubbo’s temperature plunge there’s been a number of frosty starts to the mornings, so some of the animals are finding ways to beat the winter chills and stay warm.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo and its visitors have helped raise over $1200 at Rhino May Day last month to help save the critically endangered Sumatran Rhino.
Over the past few weeks, our new Black Rhino calf Kufara has grown in confidence as well as size. We estimate that she would now weigh at least four times her birth weight and be around 120 kilograms.

Pages