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It is often said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks however at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Cuddles the African Elephant who is 39 years old, is proving this theory wrong having learnt how to kick and pass a football.
Whilst in Dubbo for a trial match against the Canberra Raiders, the Canterbury Bulldogs took time out from training to visit Taronga Western Plains Zoo. The team came face to face with some of the Zoo’s most iconic animals including the Giraffe, African Elephants and Sumatran Tigers.
Celebrations were in order this week for one of our Nile Hippos – Rumbin, who turned 24!
Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor, today announced the arrival of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s third Giraffe calf in less than three months.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is having a baby boom! Three Giraffe calves in three months is very rare and definitely an adorable sight.
Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoos’ Tasmanian Devil breeding program has now produced 22 Devil joeys since late 2008.
Viktor the Przewalski’s Horse stallion has received an early Valentine’s Day gift with two females being introduced to him in his off display paddock.
The third breeding season for the Tasmanian Devil insurance population at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is in full swing with a number of pairs already together.
Now almost a month old, young Bataar, the male Przewalski’s Horse foal, is starting to mingle with the herd more however he still doesn’t venture too far from his mum’s side.
A Lace Monitor that was brought into the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Wildlife Hospital in late 2009 after being hit by a car has received his final check up and been released back into the wild.