Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video
4 out of 5 species of Rhino are in critical danger Find Out More
Christmas enrichment at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have been busy spreading some early Christmas cheer amongst the animals.

Stage 4-5: Connecting to Country

Outcomes: HT2-1, HT2-2, HT2-4, HT2-5

Integrates with: Science and Geography

At School

Before coming to the Zoo identify the Aboriginal people from your local area and the language they spoke. Research the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait nations throughout Australia and the similarities and differences. 

 At the Zoo

Explore Taronga’s homage to the traditional owners of this site through the Wiradjuri  interpretation within the Zoo grounds.

Elephant facility nearing completion
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new state-of-the-art Elephant facility is having the finishing touches added, with completion set for the end of this year.
Enjoy a taste of little Italy at Taronga Western Plains Zoo this January! - FULLY BOOKED
Enjoy a romantic overnight experience at Zoofari Lodge this Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day at the Zoo
Spoil your special someone with a night to remember at Taronga Western Plains Zoo this Valentine's Day.
Addax calf born 27 November 2014
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed yet another Addax calf in the last week of spring with a male Addax calf born 27 November 2014.

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