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Otter pups growing up
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Oriental Small-clawed Otters pups are now 11 weeks old and are continuing to grow and develop at a steady rate.
Otter pups born 8 January 2015
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited by the birth of three Oriental Small-clawed Otter pups, born 8 January 2015.
Last week Taronga took a giant step for environment with the help of our partners, Woolworths - we announced our first-ever involvement in a carbon offset project.
Students from Western Sydney have helped Taronga Zoo and Boeing Australia launch an exciting new community outreach program to restore the habitat of locally threatened species.
The zoo and aquarium community in Australasia has joined the fight against the global illegal wildlife trade.
Platypus released back to the river
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital received a Platypus recently after it was found a little lost at the golf course.
Zebra foal born 3 February 2015
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating the birth of a second Zebra foal, in just over a month.
Mzungu Giraffe heads to Canberra
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo have farewelled female Giraffe, Mzungu who is headed for the National Zoo in Canberra today.
The future for rhinos is looking bleak with official figures released yesterday by South Africa confirming that last year was the worst on record for rhino poaching.
Coral spawning
Senior Reproductive Biologist at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, travelled north to Townsville to participate in the Reef Recovery Program coordinated by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), to continue to conserve of one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks, the Great Barrier Reef.

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