Building a better zoo: the new Wildlife Retreat at Taronga Zoo
An immersive overnight wildlife education experience that brings you face to face with Australia’s magnificent native animals: introducing the Taronga Wildlife Retreat.
Ring-tailed Lemur twins
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed the birth of two sets of Ring-tailed Lemur twins on 5 and 17 October 2016.
Sabai the Asian Elephant calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s male Asian Elephant calf has been officially named ‘Sabai’ meaning peaceful, happiness, relaxed or comfortable in Thai.
NSW Tourism Awards 2016
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has won a golden double at the NSW Tourism Awards gala ceremony held last night in Sydney, taking out top honours in two categories.
Jelani and Siri
Siri and Jelani, our two hand-raised cheetah cubs, are now 18 and 12 months old respectively, and live together at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Elephant calf at bath time in Dubbo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo's Elephant calf is progressing well over his first two weeks.
An endangered Green Turtle returned to the ocean today, nearly four months after losing a flipper to a life-threatening fishing line injury.
Elephant calf has first bath
Our elephant calf has experienced a lot of firsts in past week, including his first bath.
Elephant calf on exhibit in Dubbo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Asian Elephant calf will make his public debut today alongside mother Thong Dee and aunty Porntip in Dubbo.
Male elephant calf in Dubbo
Read Elephant Keeper Bobby-Jo's account of witnessing the birth of the elephant calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

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