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Hippo calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a Hippo calf to mother Cuddles and father Mana, in the evening on Thursday 11 September 2014.
Elephant barn under construction
The barn in the new Elephant facility at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is taking shape with the walls of the building now in place and the roof installation under way.
Fun day
Come and celebrate NAIDOC Week at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with the NAIDOC Fun Day on Saturday 20 September from 11am – 2pm in the Zoo’s free access area.
Savannah Cabins
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is inviting the local community to come out and see the new accommodation developments at both the Savannah Cabins and Zoofari Lodge.
Musi the Black Rhino
Yesterday, we keepers farewelled Musina Ponga, a Black Rhino affectionately known as Musi by her keepers.
Orchestra
Come and enjoy a Toddlers' Proms performance by the Sydney Youth Orchestra on Sunday 14 September 2014 from 10:30am - 11:30am at Taronga Western Plains Zoo's free access area. Especially for audiences aged under seven, SYO Toddlers’ Proms are presented by the senior orchestras – young people performing for young people. These interactive concerts inspire children as they are introduced to the world of orchestral music. This is a free event.
Dr Rebbeca Hobbs in the Wildlife Reproductive Centre
Behind the scenes at Taronga Western Plains Zoo our Reproductive Biologist, Dr Rebecca Hobbs, is busy collecting sperm samples from wild animals in order to cryopreserve them for use in the future.

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