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Positive signs for second breeding seasonPositive signs for second breeding season
Positive signs for second breeding season

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Positive signs for second breeding season

The second breeding season for the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater has commenced at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and keepers are already seeing…

Posted on 03rd August 2021 by Media Relations

Faces of Conservation - Mark O'RiordanFaces of Conservation - Mark O'Riordan
Faces of Conservation - Mark O'Riordan

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Faces of Conservation - Mark O'Riordan

Spend five minutes getting to know Plains-wanderer Keeper, Mark O'Riordan

Posted on 19th July 2021 by Media Relations

Faces of Conservation - Steve KleinigFaces of Conservation - Steve Kleinig
Faces of Conservation - Steve Kleinig

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Faces of Conservation - Steve Kleinig

Spend five minutes getting to know Greater Bilby Keeper, Steve Kleinig who is based behind-the-scenes at the Sanctuary at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

Posted on 15th July 2021 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo makes Wotif Aussie Kids bucket listDubbo Zoo makes Wotif Aussie Kids bucket list
Dubbo Zoo makes Wotif Aussie Kids bucket list

#Accommodation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Dubbo Zoo makes Wotif Aussie Kids bucket list

An overnight Zoofari Lodge stay at Taronga Western Plains Zoo has been kid-approved making the Wotif Aussie Kids Bucket List. This is a definitive…

Posted on 22nd June 2021 by Media Relations

World Giraffe DayWorld Giraffe Day
World Giraffe Day

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

World Giraffe Day

Today is World Giraffe Day! Keeper Leigh Drayton shares what it is like to work with this amazing animal and why Mutangi the Giraffe is so special to…

Posted on 21st June 2021 by Media Relations

Faces of conservation – Kara StevensFaces of conservation – Kara Stevens
Faces of conservation – Kara Stevens

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Faces of conservation – Kara Stevens

Spend five minutes getting to know Regent Honeyeater Keeper, Kara Stevens. Kara works behind-the-scenes at Taronga Western Plains Zoo heading up the…

Posted on 21st June 2021 by Media Relations

Kanlaya turns three!Kanlaya turns three!
Kanlaya turns three!

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Kanlaya turns three!

On Monday 14 June, Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya at Taronga Western Plains Zoo celebrated her third birthday with a special enrichment feed.

Posted on 15th June 2021 by Media Relations

Black Rhino calf shines this winterBlack Rhino calf shines this winter
Black Rhino calf shines this winter

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Black Rhino calf shines this winter

Curious and confident Black Rhino calf Sabi Star is exploring her new paddock and surrounds alongside mum Bakhita at Taronga Western Plains Zoo,…

Posted on 03rd June 2021 by Media Relations

Getting to know Madi McGuireGetting to know Madi McGuire
Getting to know Madi McGuire

#National Days, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Getting to know Madi McGuire

This National Volunteer Week, we interviewed Madi McGuire, a passionate and committed volunteer at the Taronga Wildlife Hospital in Sydney.

Posted on 19th May 2021 by Media Relations

Rare birds flourish at DubboRare birds flourish at Dubbo
Rare birds flourish at Dubbo

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Rare birds flourish at Dubbo

In early February 2021, the Zoo welcomed another four Plains-wanderer chicks to the breeding program bringing the total number of chicks hatched…

Posted on 17th May 2021 by Media Relations