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World Giraffe Day 2018
It’s World Giraffe Day and Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating the world’s tallest land animal! World Giraffe Day aims to promote awareness of the plight these animals face in the wild.
Female Asian Elephant calf
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s newborn Asian Elephant calf will make her media debut today alongside mother Porntip, aunty Thong Dee and older calf Sabai.
For the second year in a row, Bellinger River Snapping Turtles have hatched at Taronga, as part of a NSW Government captive breeding program.
Female Asian Elephant calf
Taronga is thrilled to announce the birth of an Asian Elephant calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.
Taronga Zoo Sydney is celebrating the breeding success of a bright orange male Francois’ Langur, one of the world’s rarest monkeys.
Using a refillable water bottle
This World Environment Day, Taronga Western Plains Zoo is encouraging the local community to help beat plastic pollution by making one change at home or at work.
Taronga Zoo Sydney is celebrating the breeding success of 13 Feathertail Glider babies, adding to 20 babies born only months ago.
Taronga Zoo Sydney today celebrated the birth of Asian Elephant calf Jai Dee one year ago this week with a special feed arranged by keepers in the shape of the number one.
Taronga Wildlife Hospital Veterinary staff released a rehabilitated Green Turtle this week, on Tuesday 8th May, off the coast of Manly. The Turtle was fitted with a satellite tracker prior to release.
On Tuesday 17th April, Taronga Wildlife Hospital staff released five healthy Little Penguins into the ocean in Manly after nursing them back to health in the Taronga Wildlife Hospital.

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Taronga Zoo, Media Relations
Phone: (02) 9978 4606
Email: tzpr@zoo.nsw.gov.au

Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Media Relations
Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Email: wpz@zoo.nsw.gov.au

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