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Local Member Troy Grant with Zoo Director Matt Fuller at the new exhibit site
Deputy Premier and Local Member for Dubbo Troy Grant will today announce the commencement of construction of the new Pridelands African Lion Adventure and safari tour at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Thong Dee stacking tyres
Expectant Asian Elephant, Thong Dee is doing well as she reaches the final months of her pregnancy.
Quokka joey at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Keepers are excited that a Quokka joey has now emerged from its mother’s pouch and is hopping around its exhibit inside the Aussie Walkthrough.
Zebra foal Zina
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are excited by the arrival of the second Zebra foal born to the herd in the past month.
Swamp Wallaby joey
Over the past month two Swamp Wallaby joeys have emerged from their mother’s pouches and started exploring their surrounds.
National Tree Day
To celebrate National Tree Day, staff and volunteers from Taronga Western Plains Zoo came together in July to plant 220 trees in a behind the scenes area near the Black Rhinos.
Nest boxes
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has recently purchased 14 nest boxes of various sizes and shapes to provide additional homing options for Masked Owls, Little Lorikeets, Brush-tailed Possums and Micro-Bat species in the area.
Zebra foal Khari
Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo have welcomed a male Zebra foal born in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday 5 July 2016.
i-cow project
The eyes have it! Creative i-cow initiative set to begin after raising funds through crowd funding campaign
Rajah and Amala
Bike or hike around Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s 6 km circuit to warm the kids up this winter! They’ll love seeing all the zoo’s animal youngsters along the way.