Our Bongo breeding program has been given an exciting boost! We will soon be introducing a new female, Maisha, to the Zoo’s male Bongo for mating.
Proving all good things come in threes, Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a third healthy Giraffe calf for the breeding season! The birth follows the arrival of two male Giraffe calves in August - Zuberi and Kibo.
World Rhino Day 2017 has kicked off in full swing, with the news that one of our Black Rhino females, Bakhita, has been confirmed pregnant with her third calf!
We have kicked off development for a 110-hectare breeding sanctuary for the Greater Bilby here at Taronga Western Plains Zoo!
There’s a jam-packed agenda for Zoo Adventures at Taronga Western Plains Zoo these Spring holidays!
Animal urine has a number of uses around the world. But here at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, we use it as part of our olfactory enrichment activities – an excitement of the senses for our animals!
On 25 August 2017 our 11 African Wild Dog pups will turn one year old! By Keeper Genevieve Peel
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Southern Black Rhinoceros calf, Mesi, along with her mother Kufara, made her media debut on exhibit today!
One of the Zoo’s three eight-month-old Cheetah cubs, Zahara, is recovering well following specialist surgery on her left hind leg.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed not one, but two brand new additions to the Giraffe herd, born within one week of each other!

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