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Taronga Western Plains Zoo Blog

Wednesday 10th April 2013
The Taronga Western Plains Zoo Wildlife Hospital has been caring for a Koala since early February after it survived the deadly bushfires around Coonabarabran.
Wednesday 10th April 2013
It was treats all round for the animals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo at Easter, with keepers providing special egg-shaped piñatas for the animals over the long weekend.
Wednesday 10th April 2013
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted by the arrival of four Eland calves over the past month. The calves have been born to a mixture of first time and experienced mothers which are all showing great nurturing skills.
Thursday 14th March 2013
Gijima the male Cheetah at Taronga Western Plains Zoo took a trip to the dentist recently.
Wednesday 13th March 2013
Year 10 students from St John’s College converged on Sandy Beach at the Macquarie River today to learn about their local ecosystems and the importance of protecting our waterways and wetlands.
Przewalski's Horse foal
Friday 15th February 2013
Keepers were delighted a fortnight ago by the arrival of two Przewalski’s Horse foals three days apart.
Wednesday 30th January 2013
The African Lion, Lazarus, who arrived at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in November 2012, recently made his debut on exhibit.
Wednesday 16th January 2013
Construction at Billabong Camp continues to progress well with the opening of this new immersive bush camping experience set to be in mid April 2013.
Wednesday 16th January 2013
As Valentine’s Day nears closer, love is in the air at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Friday 11th January 2013
Umi, the super mum has given birth to another litter of pups, with one male and one female, born on 15 December 2012.