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A helping hand for a Barbary Sheep lambA helping hand for a Barbary Sheep lamb
A helping hand for a Barbary Sheep lamb
A helping hand for a Barbary Sheep lamb

A female Barbary Sheep lamb was found by keepers abandoned by its mother and brought her to the Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital where vet nurses have been…

Posted on 31st October 2012 by Media Relations

Taronga Centre sparkles with a fresh new lookTaronga Centre sparkles with a fresh new look
Taronga Centre sparkles with a fresh new look
Taronga Centre sparkles with a fresh new look

Taronga Zoo's function centre is looking (and tasting) better than ever with a brand new menu and a makeover.

Posted on 25th October 2012 by Media Relations

Taronga Cares for Tiny Echidna PuggleTaronga Cares for Tiny Echidna Puggle
Taronga Cares for Tiny Echidna Puggle
Taronga Cares for Tiny Echidna Puggle

Not many people have seen one, and when they do, a smile from ear to ear is guaranteed! The Taronga Wildlife Hospital has recently become home to a…

Posted on 23rd October 2012 by Media Relations

Zoo a finalist in NSW Tourism AwardsZoo a finalist in NSW Tourism Awards
Zoo a finalist in NSW Tourism Awards
Zoo a finalist in NSW Tourism Awards

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has been announced as a finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards for Best Tourist Attraction!

Posted on 19th October 2012 by Media Relations

Ambassadors for today’s animalsAmbassadors for today’s animals
Ambassadors for today’s animals
Ambassadors for today’s animals

Sixty five million years ago a cataclysmic event changed the earth forever and dinosaurs couldn’t adapt fast enough to the new environment they found…

Posted on 16th October 2012 by Media Relations

Taronga Zoo's Rainforest Heroes App now available on the App StoreTaronga Zoo's Rainforest Heroes App now available on the App Store
Taronga Zoo's Rainforest Heroes App now available on the App Store
Taronga Zoo's Rainforest Heroes App now available on the App Store

I had a Spotted Deer in my viewfinder. It seemed totally unaware of my presence, or the fact that it was being watched by someone armed with powerful…

Posted on 16th October 2012 by Media Relations

Dinosaurs stomp into Sydney's Taronga Zoo!Dinosaurs stomp into Sydney's Taronga Zoo!
Dinosaurs stomp into Sydney's Taronga Zoo!
Dinosaurs stomp into Sydney's Taronga Zoo!

After being extinct for 65 million years, dinosaurs have stomped into Taronga Zoo and are taking over the place!

Posted on 16th October 2012 by Media Relations

Dinosaurs Appear at Taronga ZooDinosaurs Appear at Taronga Zoo
Dinosaurs Appear at Taronga Zoo
Dinosaurs Appear at Taronga Zoo

A giant Allosaurus and a spiky Edmontonia are among 16 life-sized and life-like dinosaurs which are taking up residence at Taronga Zoo for the summer.

Posted on 16th October 2012 by Media Relations

Zoo welcomes LazarusZoo welcomes Lazarus
Zoo welcomes Lazarus
Zoo welcomes Lazarus

Lazarus the Lion completes quarantine period and will now settle in behind the scenes cefore beginning to explore the his new home.

Posted on 12th October 2012 by Media Relations

Babies galoreBabies galore
Babies galore
Babies galore

Spring has definitely sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with two Barbary Sheep lambs and nine Blackbuck fawns born during the past month!…

Posted on 12th October 2012 by Media Relations

Road to RecoveryRoad to Recovery
Road to Recovery
Road to Recovery

Taronga Western Plains Zoo's Wildlife Hospital recently received a Brown Falcon from a WIRES carer, that sadly had a gun shot wound.

Posted on 12th October 2012 by Media Relations

Elephant calves take a breakElephant calves take a break
Elephant calves take a break
Elephant calves take a break

Taronga’s Asian Elephant calves (L-R): Luk Chai, 3 y.o. and 1272kg, Pathi Harn, two and half y.o and 1034kg , and Tukta, nearly 2 y.o and 932kg take…

Posted on 12th October 2012 by Media Relations