African Wild Dog populations have dwindled rapidly in recent times due to habitat loss, disease and poaching activities, leaving only 3000-5000 remaining in the wild. This is a scary statistic!
It’s all hands on deck at Taronga Zoo as keepers prepare for the birth of an Asian Elephant. Here’s keeper Tim on how Taronga’s staff—and the elephants—are getting ready for the big moment.
Sabai now six months old
Today marks a big milestone for Sabai the Asian Elephant calf, he is now six months old!
Black Rhino calf born April 2017
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a female Southern Black Rhino calf, born Tuesday 11 April 2017.
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Porntip the Asian Elephant
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce that Asian Elephant Porntip is pregnant and expecting her second calf in July 2018.
More than 300 Southern Corroboree Frogs were released into remote enclosures in Kosciuszko National Park last week as part of a massive effort to save this critically endangered species.
Reproductive Biologist storing coral samples
For the sixth year running Taronga Western Plains Zoo has played a pivotal role in the conservation of the Great Barrier Reef storing coral sperm samples in the frozen zoo in Dubbo.
Lion cubs on exhibit
Four male Lion cubs have made their public debut at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and are now on exhibit for visitors to see.

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