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Taronga Western Plains Zoo has won the NSW Tourism Awards for Best Tourist Attraction and Unique Accommodation at the NSW Tourism Awards gala ceremony held in Sydney on Thursday 27 November 2014.
A Taronga Zoo keeper has begun the round-the-clock task of caring for a six-month-old Quokka, one of three joeys born at the Zoo this breeding season.
Hippo calf at 11 weeks old
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s female Hippo calf now has a name - Kibibi meaning ‘little lady’ in Swahili. Kibibi is now 11 weeks old and has more than doubled her weight since birth.
Taronga Zoo’s Zoomobile is heading to pre-schools and primary schools in Narrandera from 25-27 November.
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.

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