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Keeper Mark O'Riordan assisting with installing nest boxes
The Taronga Western Plains Zoo team has been busy installing nest boxes around the Zoo over the past week to provide areas for mammals and birds to nest.
Faewell Cuddles
Ring-tailed Lemur babies climbing
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Ring-tailed Lemur babies are almost six months old and continuing to grow and develop well under the watchful eye of their mothers.
Lion cubs on exhibit - March 2017
This autumn see wild new arrivals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo including four African Lion cubs, three Cheetah cubs, four Ring-tailed Lemur babies, Asian Elephant calf Sabai and most recent arrival, a Przewalski’s Horse foal.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is deeply saddened to announce this morning’s passing of elderly African Elephant, Cuddles, the Zoo’s longest residing animal and the last African Elephant in Australia.
Przewalski's Horse foal born 22 February 2017
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited by the arrival of a female Przewalski’s Horse foal born on Wednesday 22 February 2017.
Black Rhino Kufara
Keepers are excited to see Black Rhinoceros Kufara’s pregnancy approaching the end of her gestation.
World Water Month 2017
Last week 200 Geography students from St Johns College, Dubbo visited Taronga Western Plains Zoo across two days as part of World Water Month, learning about our local ecosystem through various water based activities run by the NSW Department Primary Industries Fisheries and Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
GoMAD Challenge 2017
Over 50 high school students from more than 10 schools across the Central West will converge on Taronga Western Plains Zoo today for the GoMAD Challenge and Youth Enviro Forum.
Historic image of African Elephants at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Rebecca the Elephant keeper reflects on the history of African Elephants over the 40 years at Taronga Western Plains Zoo as well as Cuddles the last African Elephant at the Zoo who has been at the Zoo since 1977.

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