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The first group of students from Western Sydney have arrived at Taronga Western Plains Zoo for their Zoo safari, as part of the NSW's Government's election commitments.
Zoo keepers and veterinarians were today saddened by the unexpected passing of one of Taronga's female giraffes.
NSW Environment Minister, Robyn Parker, farewelled 55 students from Glenmore Park High school this morning as they boarded their CountryLink train to Dubbo to take part in the specially-developed conservation education program ‘Endanger Ranger.’
Taronga Zoo celebrates its 95th birthday this month, with the official opening of the famous Edwardian Entrance building and a new visitors’ plaza.
As a result of routine health testing of its animals, Taronga Zoo announced the discovery of a tuberculosis (TB) infection in one of its chimpanzees in September.
Taronga Zoo celebrates its 95th birthday this month, with the official opening of the famous Edwardian Entrance building and a new visitors’ plaza.
Today, Taronga Western Plains Zoo is transferring one of the Zoo’s Giraffe to Auckland Zoo on a trip that will take approximately six days.
Today, Taronga Western Plains Zoo is transferring one of the Zoo’s Giraffe to Auckland Zoo on a trip that will take approximately six days.
Taronga’s 17 Chimpanzees gave Zoo visitors a look at their newly renovated exhibit for the first time today.
A stunning new Bilaburang (‘platypus’ Wiradjuri language) Mural was officially unveiled in the Zoo’s Australian wildlife section today by Lincoln School, a Department of Education and Community school situated at Orana Juvenile Justice Centre, and Taronga Western Plains Zoo managers.

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