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!
A rare Southern Black Rhinoceros calf born at Taronga Western Plains Zoo on October 31 last year now has a name!
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital delivers veterinary care for a vast range of animals and the Hospital recently treated a most impressive visitor.
Platypuses are found mainly in rivers on the east coast of Australia – and their western distribution is poorly known. So when staff at Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital received a phone call reporting a sighting of a Platypus in Zoo grounds, they were understandably surprised!
A Spider Monkey baby, two Ring-tailed Lemur babies, a rare Southern Black Rhino calf and White Rhinos on the African Savannah – these are just some of the amazing new arrivals visitors can see at Taronga Western Plains Zoo during the Summer school holidays!
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital is home to all manner of furry and feathered creatures at any given time. Currently, staff at the Wildlife Hospital are caring for two (very cute) baby common brushtail possums, which arrived in early November 2017.

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