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Lima the Siamang Ape turns two
Recently, Lima the Siamang Ape celebrated turning two years old and is now very independent.
Giraffe Bachelors
There are some new kids on the block out on the African Savannah with Giraffe males, Njanu and Kindu, joining our resident bachelor boys, Mbala and Alonge.
Luk Chai and Thong Dee
Taronga Western Plains Zoo will welcome four Asian Elephants from Taronga Zoo later this year, including mothers Porntip and Thong Dee along with their calves Pathi Harn and Luk Chai.
World Giraffe Day
As World Giraffe Day, 21 June, draws closer it gives us time to reflect on the achievements we have made for the conservation for this iconic species here at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Celebrate World Environment Day
Tomorrow on World Environment Day, Taronga Western Plains Zoo is encouraging Dubbo residents to do something positive for the environment, no matter how big or small!
Burma's morning exercise routine
Despite getting on in years, Burma the Asian Elephant has a strong personality and we’ve designed a more intensive style of husbandry to engage and challenge her.
Construction progressing at Elephant facility
Construction for the expansion of the Elephant facility at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is progressing well and has seen a lot of work completed in the past seven months
Learning Traditional Indigenious Games
To celebrate National Reconciliation Week, 15 staff from Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Education team participated in Traditional Indigenous Games training through a program called ‘Yulunga’ run by the Australian Sports Commission.
Swamp wallaby joey in care
An orphaned Swamp Wallaby joey is currently being hand raised by keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
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.

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