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Bilbies return to Sturt after 100 yearsBilbies return to Sturt after 100 years
Bilbies return to Sturt after 100 years
Bilbies return to Sturt after 100 years

NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean has today announced the successful reintroduction of the bilby, into a large cat and fox-free area, at Sturt…

Posted on 24th September 2020 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo announces pregnant Black RhinoDubbo Zoo announces pregnant Black Rhino
Dubbo Zoo announces pregnant Black Rhino

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Dubbo Zoo announces pregnant Black Rhino

Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo is excited to announce on World Rhino Day, Tuesday 22 September, that Black Rhinoceros Bakhita is pregnant and…

Posted on 22nd September 2020 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo welcomes baby Spider MonkeyDubbo Zoo welcomes baby Spider Monkey
Dubbo Zoo welcomes baby Spider Monkey

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Dubbo Zoo welcomes baby Spider Monkey

Spring has sprung early at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with the birth of a male Spider Monkey baby on 24 August 2020.

Posted on 18th September 2020 by Media Relations

Taronga Zoo announces birth of wombat joeyTaronga Zoo announces birth of wombat joey
Taronga Zoo announces birth of wombat joey

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Zoo announces birth of wombat joey

Taronga Zoo Sydney announces birth of Southern hairy-nosed wombat joey Wanyi.

Posted on 08th September 2020 by Media Relations

Breeding success for rare Australian birdBreeding success for rare Australian bird
Breeding success for rare Australian bird

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Breeding success for rare Australian bird

The future of the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater is in safe hands this National Threatened Species Day, with both Taronga Western Plains Zoo…

Posted on 07th September 2020 by Media Relations

Otter-ly adorable Fishicle FridayOtter-ly adorable Fishicle Friday
Otter-ly adorable Fishicle Friday

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Otter-ly adorable Fishicle Friday

Taronga Zoo five Asian Small-clawed Otters have celebrated ‘Fishicle Friday’, happily devouring specially made fishicles placed into their exhibit.

Posted on 07th September 2020 by Media Relations

Caring for an aged Siamang ApeCaring for an aged Siamang Ape
Caring for an aged Siamang Ape

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Caring for an aged Siamang Ape

Siamang Ape Saudara is a much loved resident of Taronga Western Plains Zoo. He recently had a physical health examination as part of the Zoo’s aged…

Posted on 04th September 2020 by Media Relations

See new arrivals this spring in DubboSee new arrivals this spring in Dubbo
See new arrivals this spring in Dubbo

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See new arrivals this spring in Dubbo

Spring is the perfect time to visit Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo to see new arrivals and enjoy some time in nature.

Posted on 04th September 2020 by Media Relations

Meeka the White Rhino turns oneMeeka the White Rhino turns one
Meeka the White Rhino turns one

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Meeka the White Rhino turns one

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s White Rhino calf, Meeka turned one on Tuesday 18 August 2020. It’s a big milestone for the youngest rhino at the Zoo and…

Posted on 18th August 2020 by Media Relations

High hopes for Regent HoneyeatersHigh hopes for Regent Honeyeaters
High hopes for Regent Honeyeaters

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High hopes for Regent Honeyeaters

Keepers caring for Taronga Western Plain Zoo’s Regent Honeyeater population have high hopes for a successful first year, as the first breeding season…

Posted on 12th August 2020 by Media Relations