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Two Takhi foals
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Takhi (Przewalski’s Horse) foals, Dash and Khan are now six and three months old respectively and are starting to interact with each other.
Caramello and her twins
Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomed two healthy miniature goats at around 3pm on Friday 29 June 2018.
Cheetah cubs being monitored via CCTV
Our Cheetah cubs were born on 6 June 2018 to mother Kyan and father Jana. Follow the journey of the first couple of weeks of the cubs through the eyes of their keepers.
Kanlaya the Asian Elephant calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is thrilled to announce the name ‘Kanlaya’ has been chosen for the now one-month-old female Asian Elephant calf born on 14 June. Kanlaya means beautiful lady in Thai.
Spider Monkey baby
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Black-handed Spider Monkey babies are growing and developing rapidly. Now seven and nine months old the pair are becoming more and more adventurous.
Spider Monkey baby
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Black-handed Spider Monkey babies are growing and developing rapidly. Now seven and nine months old the pair are becoming more and more adventurous.
Elephant herd just after the birth
Read Elephant Keeper Joel Kerr's account as he reflects on watching the birth of the female Asian Elephant calf unfold at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Lowana West and Kirsty Hargraves
Come along to the NAIDOC Fun Day on Saturday 14 July from 11am - 2pm in the Savannah Visitor Plaza area near the children's playground.
Wild Herds opening
An exciting new exhibit called ‘Wild Herds’ will officially open at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo today. Designed to reflect a traditional Mongolian village, Wild Herds is home to two species – Takhi (a Mongolian horse also known as Przewalski’s Horse) and Fallow Deer.
World Meerkat Day 2018
Today World Meerkat Day is being launched at Taronga Western Plains Zoo!

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