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New Chimp Baby
There will be no shortage of excitement at Taronga Zoo these school holidays following the birth of a male Chimpanzee in Taronga’s renowned Chimpanzee group.
National Science Week 2014
Approximately 60 students from Dubbo and Peak Hill converged on Taronga Western Plains Zoo today to participate in workshops as part of National Science Week, 16 – 24 August 2014.
Shiba cradles her new baby
Taronga Zoo’s renowned chimpanzee group has welcomed a tiny new addition, with experienced mother, Shiba giving birth to a healthy baby over the weekend.
Koala joey at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
The first Koala joey in the group has emerged from its mother’s pouch to the delight of keepers and visitors at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Frala and Kibali
Today Frala can be seen with the group’s young silverback, Kibali, who came to Taronga after a global search by Zoo curators and keepers for an outstanding male to lead the group after Taronga’s famous silverback, Kibabu, retired to Mogo Zoo.
Zoo wins at Inland NSW Tourism Awards
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has won the Inland NSW Tourism Award for Best Tourist Attraction for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony held in Griffith on Saturday 26 July 2014.
New Squirrel Monkey
The trees of Taronga’s Amazonia exhibit have come alive with the arrival of 12 female Squirrel Monkeys from a French zoo.
Taronga Zoo’s Zoomobile is hitting the road and heading to Cascade from 15–18 July.
Minister Stokes announces Black Rhino pregnancies
Savannah Cabins progessing well
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new Savannah Cabins project is well under way with all 15 cabins now on site to allow for connection of services and the remaining construction and landscaping to be completed.

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