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Adorable orphaned Wombat joey receives 24/7 care Adorable orphaned Wombat joey receives 24/7 care
Adorable orphaned Wombat joey receives 24/7 care

#Animals, #Conservation

Adorable orphaned Wombat joey receives 24/7 care

Taronga keepers are taking turns in providing around the clock care for Waru the wombat joey.

Posted on 21st August 2019 by Media Relations

A global meeting on illegal wildlife trade is currently underway A global meeting on illegal wildlife trade is currently underway
A global meeting on illegal wildlife trade is currently underway

#Act for the Wild, #Conservation

A global meeting on illegal wildlife trade is currently underway

Taronga is representing Australia at CITES, an international conference that aims to protect animal and plant species.

Posted on 20th August 2019 by Media Relations

Project Plains-wanderer an educational success Project Plains-wanderer an educational success
Project Plains-wanderer an educational success

#Education , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Project Plains-wanderer an educational success

Over the past three months Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s education team has been delivering Project Plains-wanderer to students from Blighty Public…

Posted on 20th August 2019 by Media Relations

Helping hand for newborn calf Helping hand for newborn calf
Helping hand for newborn calf

#Animals , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Helping hand for newborn calf

Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomed a Banteng calf on 20 June 2019, and whilst he initially appeared strong and well bonded to his mother, on his…

Posted on 16th August 2019 by Media Relations

Celebrate World Elephant Day with us Celebrate World Elephant Day with us
Celebrate World Elephant Day with us

#Animals , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Celebrate World Elephant Day with us

World Elephant Day is a global and annual celebration of all things Elephants on 12 August.This year elephant keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo…

Posted on 08th August 2019 by Media Relations

Takhi foal born in Dubbo Takhi foal born in Dubbo
Takhi foal born in Dubbo

#Animals , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Takhi foal born in Dubbo

Keepers are delighted by the safe arrival of a female Takhi (Przewalski’s Horse) foal that was born on 28 June 2019 at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

Posted on 23rd July 2019 by Media Relations

New multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo region New multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo region
New multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo region
New multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo region

Visitors to the Dubbo Region will soon be able to purchase a multi attraction ticket called the Great Big Adventure Pass.

Posted on 16th July 2019 by Media Relations

Incredible and critically endangered chimp baby Incredible and critically endangered chimp baby
Incredible and critically endangered chimp baby

#Act for the Wild, #Animal Welfare, #International Days, #Conservation , #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Incredible and critically endangered chimp baby

Taronga Conservation Society Australia renowned chimpanzee group has welcomed a tiny new addition to experienced mother Shiba - just in time for…

Posted on 13th July 2019 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups! Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups!
Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups!

#Animals , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups!

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed four Oriental Small-clawed Otter pups, born on 1 May 2019.

Posted on 12th July 2019 by Media Relations

More breeding success More breeding success
More breeding success

#Animals , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

More breeding success

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is experiencing a baby boom in the Black-handed Spider Monkey group with another baby born.

Posted on 04th July 2019 by Media Relations

15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day 15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day
15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day

#Animals , #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day

World Meerkat Day is this week and with 15 Meerkats at Taronga Western Plains Zoo we have 15 reasons to celebrate. You may have seen our family of…

Posted on 02nd July 2019 by Media Relations

Stimulating the senses with herbs Stimulating the senses with herbs
Stimulating the senses with herbs
Stimulating the senses with herbs

It’s been over six months in the making but Taronga Western Plains Zoo Keeper Christina Nicholas and Horticulturalist Joseph Rowling have now created…

Posted on 02nd July 2019 by Media Relations