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Elephant barn under construction
The barn in the new Elephant facility at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is taking shape with the walls of the building now in place and the roof installation under way.
Musi the Black Rhino
Yesterday, we keepers farewelled Musina Ponga, a Black Rhino affectionately known as Musi by her keepers.
Dr Rebbeca Hobbs in the Wildlife Reproductive Centre
Behind the scenes at Taronga Western Plains Zoo our Reproductive Biologist, Dr Rebecca Hobbs, is busy collecting sperm samples from wild animals in order to cryopreserve them for use in the future.
Koala joey at Aussie Walkthrough
The Aussie Walkthrough exhibit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is experiencing a baby boom with lots of little joeys starting to emerge.
Giraffe calf and mother
At just one month old, Nkosi the male Giraffe calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is definitely growing in confidence each day.
Eastern Long Necked Turtle hatchling
The Aussie Walkthrough exhibit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is experiencing a baby boom with lots of little joeys starting to emerge.
Nkosie the Giraffe calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a male Giraffe calf born on Sunday 3 August 2014 to the delight of visitors on the early morning walk tour.
National Science Week 2014
Approximately 60 students from Dubbo and Peak Hill converged on Taronga Western Plains Zoo today to participate in workshops as part of National Science Week, 16 – 24 August 2014.
Koala joey at Taronga Western Plains Zoo
The first Koala joey in the group has emerged from its mother’s pouch to the delight of keepers and visitors at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Participants in the Makin' TRACKS program
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Education team is excited to announce the commencement of a newly developed program called Makin’ TRACKS.

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