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African Lion Pridelands June 2017
Construction of the exciting new African Lion Pridelands exhibit at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is progressing well, with the project now past the halfway mark.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce a name for 12-week-old female Southern Black Rhinoceros calf – ‘Mesi’.
Asian Elephant Jai Dee is still learning to use his trunk
Asian Elephant calf Jai Dee is just one of four adorable yet endangered baby animals visitors can see at Taronga Zoo during the school holidays this winter.
Asian Elephant calf Jai Dee takes a dip after receiving his Thai name
The Director and CEO of Taronga Conservation Society Australia, Cameron Kerr, today announced the Thai name of Taronga’s new Asian Elephant calf.
Taronga Zoo and Taronga Western Plains Zoo have both been awarded gold at the NSW Sustainability Advantage Awards.
Taronga recognised by NSW Government for outstanding environmental achievement and leadership.
A tiny otter pup has begun to venture outside its nest at Taronga Zoo after being delivered in a lifesaving caesarean birth.
Black Rhino calf born April 2017
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a female Southern Black Rhino calf, born Tuesday 11 April 2017.
Porntip the Asian Elephant
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce that Asian Elephant Porntip is pregnant and expecting her second calf in July 2018.
Cheetah cubs make public debut in Dubbo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s three Cheetah cubs along with their mother Kyan will make their media debut today on exhibit.
Lion cubs on exhibit - March 2017
This autumn see wild new arrivals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo including four African Lion cubs, three Cheetah cubs, four Ring-tailed Lemur babies, Asian Elephant calf Sabai and most recent arrival, a Przewalski’s Horse foal.

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