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Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo has welcomed four Asian Elephants from sister zoo, Taronga, in Sydney.
Recently keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomed Tambo, a one year old male Bongo, to Dubbo from Taronga Zoo, Sydney. Tambo has come to Dubbo to join resident Bongo bachelor Kulungu, who is four years old, and has been at the Zoo since 2011.
Keepers are seeing a changing of the guard within the Meerkat group at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, as the 11 year old dominant female Umi starts to show her age.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has won a Silver Award for Best Attraction and Bronze Award for Unique Accommodation at the Australian Tourism Awards gala ceremony held in Adelaide on Friday 10 April 2015.
Lion Cub receives first health check
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating major breeding success with the birth of three African Lion cubs, one male and two females, on 28 February 2015.
New look Qantaslink plane
QantasLink and Taronga Western Plains Zoo today unveiled the refreshed ‘Taronga’ decal on one of QantasLink’s newest Q400 aircraft, reaffirming their commitment to regional tourism and the Dubbo community.
Otter pups growing up
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Oriental Small-clawed Otters pups are now 11 weeks old and are continuing to grow and develop at a steady rate.
Swamp Wallaby joey
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Aussie walkthrough is now home to three Swamp Wallaby joeys ranging in age from seven months through to 15 months old.
Meerkat Enrichment
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Meerkat troop were treated to a new toy recently, a specially made enrichment feeder that was constructed by one of the Zoo's volunteers.
World Water Day 2015
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has joined with the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, to provide a variety of workshops on the Macquarie River for 200 students to celebrate World Water Day.