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4 out of 5 species of Rhino are in critical danger Find Out More ▶
Hippo calf needs a name
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Hippo calf is thriving under the watchful eye of mother, Cuddles. The female calf has almost doubled in weight since birth and is starting to gain more confidence and strength in its legs, especially on land.
Addax calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a female Addax calf to the herd on 15 September 2014.
NAIDOC Week was celebrated in the last week of Term at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, as it is usually celebrated in September in Dubbo.
World Rhino Day 2014
Get involved with World Rhino Day at Taronga Western Plains Zoo this weekend from 20 – 22 September and help celebrate and raise awareness for Rhinos.
Savannah Cabins official opening
State Member for Dubbo Mr Troy Grant today officially opened Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new self-contained accommodation, the Savannah Cabins.
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.

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