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Seeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo ZooSeeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo Zoo
Seeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo Zoo
Seeing double! Two Takhi foals born at Dubbo Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has double the reason to celebrate with the birth of two Takhi (Przewalski’s Horse) foals just one day apart last week.

Posted on 19th October 2018 by Media Relations

What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?
What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?

#Animal Welfare, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

What does it mean to be a zoo keeper?

There’s more to the profession than just caring for animals. This International Zookeeper Day we discover what the job really involves. …

Posted on 04th October 2018 by Media Relations

Holiday fun is no tall order at Taronga!Holiday fun is no tall order at Taronga!
Holiday fun is no tall order at Taronga!

#School Holidays, #Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Holiday fun is no tall order at Taronga!

Spring School Holidays have arrived and Taronga Zoo Sydney has experiences to surprise and delight the whole family while learning about wildlife…

Posted on 29th September 2018 by Media Relations

5 ways Australian businesses can shrink their plastic footprint5 ways Australian businesses can shrink their plastic footprint
5 ways Australian businesses can shrink their plastic footprint

#Get Involved, #Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

5 ways Australian businesses can shrink their plastic footprint

A waste calculator that counts single-use plastic reductions and a free tool to remove excess packaging are part of a guide to urge businesses to use…

Posted on 28th September 2018 by Media Relations

Makeba and Zuri heading westMakeba and Zuri heading west
Makeba and Zuri heading west
Makeba and Zuri heading west

In late October, African Lions Makeba and Zuri will be heading west to Perth Zoo where they will take up residency with the aim to commence a…

Posted on 28th September 2018 by Media Relations

Zoo Christmas Gift GuideZoo Christmas Gift Guide
Zoo Christmas Gift Guide
Zoo Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is coming! With less than three months to go it’s time to start thinking about gift ideas for family and friends. There are plenty of…

Posted on 27th September 2018 by Media Relations

Working with RhinosWorking with Rhinos
Working with Rhinos
Working with Rhinos

Training and conditioning is an important part of how we as keepers care for our rhinos here at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo.

Posted on 25th September 2018 by Media Relations

Cheetah cubs pass health checksCheetah cubs pass health checks
Cheetah cubs pass health checks
Cheetah cubs pass health checks

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s six Cheetah cubs have been given a clean bill of health from Zoo veterinarians following their recent health check…

Posted on 25th September 2018 by Media Relations

Rare Bongo calf born at Dubbo ZooRare Bongo calf born at Dubbo Zoo
Rare Bongo calf born at Dubbo Zoo
Rare Bongo calf born at Dubbo Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a rare Eastern Bongo calf born in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday 5 September 2018.…

Posted on 25th September 2018 by Media Relations

Happy World Gorilla Day!Happy World Gorilla Day!
Happy World Gorilla Day!

#International Days, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Happy World Gorilla Day!

The simple act of recycling your mobile phones could help save these critically endangered primates.

Posted on 24th September 2018 by Media Relations

Zoo Announces Rhino Pregnancy On World Rhino Day EveZoo Announces Rhino Pregnancy On World Rhino Day Eve
Zoo Announces Rhino Pregnancy On World Rhino Day Eve

#Animals, #International Days, #Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Zoo Announces Rhino Pregnancy On World Rhino Day Eve

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is excited to announce, on the eve of World Rhino Day, that one of the Zoo’s White Rhinos is expecting!

Posted on 21st September 2018 by Media Relations

What is World Rhino Day all about?What is World Rhino Day all about?
What is World Rhino Day all about?

#Conservation, #International Days, #Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

What is World Rhino Day all about?

All of the world’s rhino species are under threat; and yet we find that a large number of our zoo visitors don’t know there are actually five rhino…

Posted on 18th September 2018 by Media Relations