Taronga Western Plains Zoo is helping communities and wildlife in Kenya by funding 21 Wildlife Protection Rangers in the region.
Manager of Research and Conservation, Dr Rebecca Spindler is currently out on the Great Barrier Reef with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) to collect coral spawn to add to the gene bank currently housed at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Keeper Wendy has been looking after a very special rat named Pandy. This isn’t your ordinary rat, but a native Australian Black-footed Tree-rat. Read about this outgoing and gregarious youngster here.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Safari Park Playground has been nominated for an inaugural Premier’s People’s Choice Award for landscape architecture.
NJ the Galapagos Tortoise hatchling is growing…albeit slowly, but that’s normal for these tortoises.
Taronga staff are very excited to have welcomed a new female Giraffe to the Sydney herd. Kitoto is a two-year-old that has grown up at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.
Today, Kitoto the giraffe embarked on a big trip from Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, her new home.
A female Barbary Sheep lamb was found by keepers abandoned by its mother and brought her to the Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital where vet nurses have been hand raising and caring for her since.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has been announced as a finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards for Best Tourist Attraction!
Spring has definitely sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with two Barbary Sheep lambs and nine Blackbuck fawns born during the past month!

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