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Taronga Western Plains Zoo Blog

Thursday 23rd June 2011
Students at Macquarie Anglican Grammar School have been busy getting creative as part of Project Platypus.
Wednesday 22nd June 2011
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are doing something odd in the name of Cheetah Conservation
Friday 3rd June 2011
Today the staff got together support The Biggest Morning Tea at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Thursday 2nd June 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomes a Galapagos Tortoise hatchling, the first to be born in Australasia
Friday 27th May 2011
This week Taronga Western Plains Zoo staff were excited to announce the launch of the Taronga Teachers Association (TTA) with an event held at the Zoo.
Thursday 19th May 2011
Today was an exciting day for the Zoo’s Education Centre as we were able to talk to school students in Alaska about Tasmanian Devils and the Zoo’s participation in the regional conservation program via satellite video conferencing.
Thursday 19th May 2011
Watching the ground-breaking Black Rhino research unfold last week, I was amazed at how the process of anesthetising a Rhino, moving her onto a makeshift table and then seeing the procedure take place to collect embryos was so seamlessly organised.
Thursday 21st April 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Veterinarian, Benn Bryant recently visited the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park, Sumatra to provide veterinary assistance to an adult male Sumatran Rhino with health problems.
Wednesday 20th April 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating the arrival of a female Giraffe calf born in the night quarters on the morning of Monday 4 April 2011.
Wednesday 20th April 2011
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has received a special delivery from a Zoo in Hong Kong in the form of two groups of Ring-tailed Lemurs.