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BUSH RATS NEED YOUR HELP and so do we!Help us with the first stages of getting the good native rats of this world, the Bogul back into Sydney Harbour National Park.We need help in preparing the bush land before we can reinstate the natives and erradicate vermin Black Rats.
The Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor today announced that the festive spirit will be spread to Taronga zoo when animals receive special Christmas treats.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Giraffe breeding program has welcomed two new arrivals with the birth of a female Giraffe calf in searing 40 degree heat on Friday 20 November 2009 and a male Giraffe born on Thursday 10 December 2009.
Taronga's animals are perhaps the most spoilt in Sydney. Their keepers clean up after them, the doctor always makes house calls whilst their personal chefs scour the community for the freshest and best quality food on offer.Now local councils have jumped on board, giving the Zoo menu a local flavour as they help collect food for Taronga's remarkable wildlife.
An injured Peregrine Falcon, the world’s fastest animal, has found its wings again thanks to the help of the Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital and Bird Show trainers.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has commenced its third Rhino breeding program with the importation of a female Greater One-Horned (or Indian) Rhinoceros. Three-year-old Amala was transferred from Los Angeles Zoo in the USA to join Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s resident male Greater One-Horned Rhino, Dora.
Taronga Zoo’s ‘Roar and Snore’ overnight accommodation has won two NSW Tourism Awards in its first year of operation.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed the arrival of another spring baby – a Bison calf born in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday 10 November 2009.
Taronga’s elephant calf, Luk Chai, has decided to get a head start on swimming for summer.
Over the weekend we gave Luk Chai another new ball to roll about with. This time we chose a yellow fitness ball filled with air because he loves to squash things with his belly.

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