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Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor today visited Taronga Western Plains Zoo to announce $1 million in funding for construction and maintenance and the public debut of Indah, a Sumatran Tiger.
Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor today announced the public debut of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s latest addition – a baby Black Rhinoceros calf.
The Zoo is test fitting tiny radio trackers to 50 rare Regent Honeyeaters before they are released into the wild next month.
Visitors this Easter school holidays will be amongst the first to welcome the Zoo’s three inquisitive Bilbies during Sydney Water Zoo Month at Taronga.
An endangered Green Turtle which was entangled underwater in an anchor rope in Sydney’s Pittwater has been rehabilitated and released by Taronga Zoo staff today.
Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor, today announced that Taronga’s new elephant calf will be named Pathi Harn (pronounced ‘par tea harn’).
Minister for Tourism, Jodi McKay will be at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo today to visit four new cheetah cubs, three giraffe calves and the Zoo’s newest arrival - a baby black rhino.
Taronga Zoo has won the Zoo and Aquarium Australia award for outstanding achievements in promoting conservation issues to the community.
Taronga’s new elephant calf began to explore the elephant exhibit today with his mother, Porntip, just days after surviving a difficult birth.
Taronga Zoo’s infant Asian Elephant had a restful night under the watchful eyes of his mother, Porntip, and Zoo staff who are working round the clock.

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