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Taronga Western Plains Zoo are saddened by the loss of baby Ring tailed Lemur baby Imerina.
Our tigers have moved out to Dubbo while the new Sumatran Tiger Experience is being constructed at Taronga Zoo, Sydney.
The Elephants at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are making a cool splash to beat the heat during the recent heat wave.
It’s been 2 months since the Meerkats moved in to their new exhibit and they are really enjoying their new surroundings!
Taronga’s Education Centre keepers were saddened to farewell our beautiful Qquokka, Autumn, last week.
We’re very excited to announce that Gina, our female Wedge-tailed Eagle, is now regularly flying in our 12PM Bird Show. It has been a long journey for Gina, but persistence has paid off, and she is going from strength to strength.
Our most iconic marsupial needs your help! By learning more about wild koalas and where they live, we can make the best choices to ensure their future.
Khewzi moves to African Savannah exhibit
The birth of Australia’s first Greater One-horned Rhino calf on October 25, 2015 is a landmark for Taronga Western Plains Zoo and global rhinoceros conservation.
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have been busy hand raising a little male Banteng calf.

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As part of a 10 year Centenary Master Plan upgrade, Taronga has submitted plans to build an Australian Habitat Exhibit (phase 1) which includes an overnight conservation experience called the Taronga Wildlife Retreat.
Taronga Zoo would not dissect animals for public display. Taronga’s first concern is always for the welfare and dignity of the remarkable animals in our care.
Taronga Zoo’s young male elephant, Luk Chai, 5, had some dental work on his tusks today. Taronga’s Senior Veterinarian, Dr Larry Vogelnest, said some elephants including Luk Chai, have brittle tusks that are prone to cracking and infection.
Taronga's male elephant Luk Chai is being seen by an expert elephant dentist tomorrow to check out his teeth and tusks. Luk Chai has especially small brittle tusks which, through normal play he damages and has suffered recurrent infections.