Securing a shared future for wildlife and people

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Wild Herds opening
An exciting new exhibit called ‘Wild Herds’ will officially open at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo today. Designed to reflect a traditional Mongolian village, Wild Herds is home to two species – Takhi (a Mongolian horse also known as Przewalski’s Horse) and Fallow Deer.
Six Cheetah cubs born at Dubbo
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of six healthy Cheetah Cubs born on 6 June 2018. The cubs were born to experienced mother Kyan and father Jana.
Takhi foal born 25 May 2018
Zoo Keepers are delighted by the birth of a male Takhi (Przewalski’s Horse) foal born on Friday 25 May 2018.
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.

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