Dying and decaying large limbs and old trees are homes for wildlife and a source of food for insects, which in turn feed other species.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s major new precinct for the African Lion will take pride of place these school holidays, with an unforgettable experience in store!
On 28 March 2018, Minister for the Environment, the Hon Gabrielle Upton MP welcomed the opening of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new Lion Pride Lands precinct, featuring an immersive safari adventure for guests to get up close to the Dubbo Zoo’s Lion pride.
Taronga Conservation Society Australia veterinarian, Michelle Campbell, explains what International Women's Day means to her.
Asian Elephant bull, Gung, has well and truly settled in at his new home at Taronga Western Plains Zoo since arriving from Taronga Zoo Sydney in late January 2018.
The Zoo is now home to a breeding group of 10 Australian Miniature Goats that will soon be moved to the new African Lion Pride Lands exhibit!
Christmas celebrations were aplenty at Taronga Western Plains Zoo last year, with the special arrival of another female Black-handed Spider Monkey baby, born on 21 December.
The pitter patter of little hooves has been welcomed at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, with the arrival of a rare Przewalski's Horse foal.
Keepers have announced a brand new name for a Black-handed Spider Monkey baby, born at the Zoo on 9 October 2017!
As construction of African Lions Pride Lands nears completion, TWPZ Keepers are preparing the pride of eight African Lions for the big move to their new exhibit!