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Come on a wild adventure these school holidays with a new gorilla baby, two chimpanzee babies, the exciting Dinosaur Trail to explore and Taronga’s Wild Ropes course due to open in December.
Giraffe calf
Summer is here and so are lots of new arrivals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Keepers welcomed the arrival of a Hippo calf in early September and 2014’s second Giraffe calf in late October to the delight of visitors.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating its first successful birth of a Ghost Bat pup in 15 years.
Przewalski's Horse foal
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited to announce the birth of a Przewalski’s Horse foal born on 3 November 2014.
Two orphaned Swamp Wallaby joeys could soon become playmates, after being rescued from the roadside and hand-raised at Taronga Zoo.
Sixteen life-sized animatronic dinosaurs have come to life, giving guests a unique opportunity to get in touch with their inner palaeontologist and learn important wildlife lessons. The Australian Muttaburrasaurus, a Stegosaurus, the towering Tyrannosaurus Rex and many more are waiting to be discovered in the bush along the Dinosaur Trail.
Taronga Zoo Director and Chief Executive, Cameron Kerr, today announced the birth of a tiny male Western Lowland Gorilla at Taronga Zoo. The baby boy born to Mbeli, was born on Tuesday and heralds the beginning of a second generation of Western Lowland Gorillas in the Zoo’s successful conservation breeding program.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited to announce the birth of a female Giraffe calf born on Sunday 19 October 2014
Four Tasmanian Devil joeys born
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce further success for the Tasmanian Devil conservation program, with four joeys born from this year’s breeding season.
Taronga’s Zoomobile will be stopping off in Bathurst and surrounding towns from 13–17 October. The Zoomobile has been travelling from Sydney to a number of regional NSW towns over the past few months.

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