Taronga Western Plains Zoo has celebrated World Tapir Day with a daily keeper talk this week. Hundreds of people across during the week came to learn about Tapirs which are the frequently misidentified species.
Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor today welcomed the naming of Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Black Rhino calf, which has been stealing the hearts of visitors over the past few weeks.
Born at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in 2008 to Shoshone and Cherokee Bob, Leotie, has been a popular animal in the herd during her time at the Zoo, but now it is time for her to move out of home away from mum and dad. to a new herd.
Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Frank Sartor today visited Taronga Western Plains Zoo to announce $1 million in funding for construction and maintenance and the public debut of Indah, a Sumatran Tiger.
Today was an exciting day with the Black Rhino calf making her public debut, much to the delight of visitors in the Zoo. The calf, which we have affectionately nicknamed Effie, continues to go from strength to strength.