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Zoo excited for pending Black Rhino birth

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 says thank you with $1 birthday entry

Taronga Zoo is giving everyone a birthday gift this year, offering a $1 entry ticket to visitors on their birthday.

Koala joeys emerge in time for Christmas

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 COMES EARLY FOR TARONGA’S ANIMALS

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.

Back to the beach for rescued penguin

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.

Zoo welcomes two stripey new arrivals

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.

Zoo reduces carbon footprint with new solar panels

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.

Taronga Welcomes Squirrel Monkeys Into New Jungle Walk

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 welcomes its largest litter of Meerkats ever

Taronga Zoo has welcomed its largest litter of Meerkats ever, with keepers monitoring the progress of six playful pups.

Zoo sees double with two sets of Ring-tailed Lemur twins

Ring-tailed Lemur twins
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed the birth of two sets of Ring-tailed Lemur twins on 5 and 17 October 2016.

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Phone: (02) 9978 4606
Email: tzpr@zoo.nsw.gov.au

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Phone: (02) 6881 1400
Email: wpz@zoo.nsw.gov.au

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