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Cheetah Cubs born 2016
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating breeding success with the birth of three Cheetah cubs, one male and two females on 20 October 2016.
Black Rhino Kufara
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited for the arrival of the pitter patter of little Black Rhinoceros calf feet in May 2017, with Kufara expecting her first calf.
Taronga Zoo is giving everyone a birthday gift this year, offering a $1 entry ticket to visitors on their birthday.
Taronga Zoo’s koala keepers received an early gift this festive season, with two koala joeys emerging from the pouch just in time for Christmas.
Christmas came early today for Taronga Zoo’s Meerkats, Ring-tailed Lemurs and Australian Sea Lions, who spent the morning feasting on some festive-themed enrichment treats prepared by keepers and volunteers.
A young Little Penguin was released back into the wild after being rescued from a stormwater drain in Sydney’s inner-west, Environment Minister Mark Speakman said today.
Zebra foals
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Zebra herd has grown again following the birth of two foals on 25 November and 4 December 2016.
Solar panels on Savannah Visitor Plaza
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has installed a significant solar panel system on the roof of the Savannah Visitor Plaza this month, to help reduce its energy consumption.
Get up close to our cheeky Squirrel Monkeys these school holidays and watch them climb and play as you walk through their Amazon jungle.
Taronga Zoo has welcomed its largest litter of Meerkats ever, with keepers monitoring the progress of six playful pups.

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