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Community support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primatesCommunity support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primates
Community support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primates

#Conservation

Community support may help save Vietnam's critically endangered primates

Every two years, Taronga extends its reach by awarding funding to other organisations and conservation projects around the world.

Posted on 06th November 2018 by Media Relations

Three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in DubboThree Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in Dubbo
Three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in Dubbo

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born in Dubbo

Spring has definitely sprung at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with the arrival of three Ring-tailed Lemur babies born to three different mothers.

Posted on 02nd November 2018 by Media Relations

Big growth for our smallest ElephantBig growth for our smallest Elephant
Big growth for our smallest Elephant
Big growth for our smallest Elephant

Kanlaya the Asian Elephant calf is now just over four months old and is continuing to do extremely well, she is a healthy, confident calf.

Posted on 26th October 2018 by Media Relations

Second Cheetah exhibit now openSecond Cheetah exhibit now open
Second Cheetah exhibit now open
Second Cheetah exhibit now open

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has opened a second Cheetah exhibit towards the end of the Zoo circuit, just after the Lion Pride Lands precinct.

Posted on 26th October 2018 by Media Relations

Pampoen turns one!Pampoen turns one!
Pampoen turns one!
Pampoen turns one!

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed and Pampoen the Zoo’s Black Rhino calf turns one on 31 October, Halloween!

Posted on 26th October 2018 by Media Relations

Cheetah cubs now on exhibitCheetah cubs now on exhibit
Cheetah cubs now on exhibit

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Cheetah cubs now on exhibit

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s six Cheetah cubs are now on exhibit along with mum Kyan by their side. The cubs are growing in confidence and starting…

Posted on 25th October 2018 by Media Relations

Is there a turkey living near you?Is there a turkey living near you?
Is there a turkey living near you?

#Conservation, #Science, #Education, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Is there a turkey living near you?

Help our scientists study the behaviour of Brush-turkeys and their chicks.

Posted on 24th October 2018 by Media Relations

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 30th 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