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Lucky's road to recoveryLucky's road to recovery
Lucky's road to recovery

#Dubbo Wildlife Hospital, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Lucky's road to recovery

It’s been a long road to recovery for Lucky the Koala. He presented to Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital over nine months ago with a…

Posted on 30th July 2020 by Media Relations

Meet our newest arrival in DubboMeet our newest arrival in Dubbo
Meet our newest arrival in Dubbo
Meet our newest arrival in Dubbo

Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted by the arrival of a female Giraffe calf born in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday 1…

Posted on 30th July 2020 by Media Relations

World Meerkat DayWorld Meerkat Day
World Meerkat Day
World Meerkat Day

Friday July 3rd will mark the fourth annual World Meerkat Day!

Posted on 29th June 2020 by Media Relations

Sweet release for Regent HoneyeatersSweet release for Regent Honeyeaters
Sweet release for Regent Honeyeaters

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Sweet release for Regent Honeyeaters

The population of one of Australia’s most endangered species will be bolstered, with 20 conservation-bred regent honeyeaters released into the wild.

Posted on 26th June 2020 by Media Relations

Going from strength to strengthGoing from strength to strength
Going from strength to strength

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Going from strength to strength

Kani the Hippo calf is now over two months old and is continuing to go from strength to strength. He is developing nicely and meeting the usual…

Posted on 26th June 2020 by Media Relations

Zoo Waterhole precinct openedZoo Waterhole precinct opened
Zoo Waterhole precinct opened
Zoo Waterhole precinct opened

Taronga Western Plains Zoo's newest precinct The Waterhole is now officially opened. Come and explore the new precinct that includes an open…

Posted on 26th June 2020 by Media Relations

Climate change threatens biodiversity, human health and wellbeingClimate change threatens biodiversity, human health and wellbeing
Climate change threatens biodiversity, human health and wellbeing

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Climate change threatens biodiversity, human health and wellbeing

Urgent climate change action at local, national and international levels is needed to address climate change and ensure a sustainable future.

Posted on 16th June 2020 by Media Relations

The story of KanlayaThe story of Kanlaya
The story of Kanlaya

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

The story of Kanlaya

Taronga Western Plains Zoo's youngest Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya turns two on 14 June 2020. Take a step back in time and learn about the…

Posted on 11th June 2020 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo ready to reopenDubbo Zoo ready to reopen
Dubbo Zoo ready to reopen
Dubbo Zoo ready to reopen

Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo has been a hive of activity as it prepares to reopen its gates on Monday 1 June 2020, welcoming guests back once…

Posted on 29th May 2020 by Media Relations

Rare chicks receive clean bill of healthRare chicks receive clean bill of health
Rare chicks receive clean bill of health

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Rare chicks receive clean bill of health

Two rare Plains-wanderer chicks at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo received a clean bill of health from the Zoo’s veterinarian at their first…

Posted on 15th May 2020 by Media Relations

Five Otter pups born at DubboFive Otter pups born at Dubbo
Five Otter pups born at Dubbo

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Five Otter pups born at Dubbo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed the birth of five Oriental Small-clawed Otter pups to mum, Jafar and dad, Harry on Tuesday 28 April 2020.

Posted on 08th May 2020 by Media Relations

Male Hippo calf welcomed at Dubbo ZooMale Hippo calf welcomed at Dubbo Zoo
Male Hippo calf welcomed at Dubbo Zoo

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Male Hippo calf welcomed at Dubbo Zoo

Keepers at Taronga Western Plains Zoo are delighted by the safe arrival of a male Hippopotamus calf, born in the early hours of the morning on…

Posted on 04th May 2020 by Media Relations