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New Wild Herds exhibit opensNew Wild Herds exhibit opens
New Wild Herds exhibit opens
New Wild Herds exhibit opens

An exciting new exhibit called ‘Wild Herds’ will officially open at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo today.

Posted on 03rd July 2018 by Media Relations

World Meerkat Day is bornWorld Meerkat Day is born
World Meerkat Day is born

#International Days, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

World Meerkat Day is born

Meerkats are one of the most popular animals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and today even more so as World Meerkat Day is held for the first time.

Posted on 03rd July 2018 by Media Relations

Make a pledge this Plastic-Free JulyMake a pledge this Plastic-Free July
Make a pledge this Plastic-Free July

#Sustainability, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Make a pledge this Plastic-Free July

Plastic Free July, is a month long challenge designed to reduce the amount of waste each of us contribute to the environment.

Posted on 02nd July 2018 by Media Relations

Taronga welcomes six cheetah cubs!Taronga welcomes six cheetah cubs!
Taronga welcomes six cheetah cubs!

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Taronga welcomes six cheetah cubs!

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of six healthy Cheetah Cubs born on 6 June 2018.

Posted on 29th June 2018 by Media Relations

Conscious cafeConscious cafe
Conscious cafe

#Act for the Wild, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Conscious cafe

Tonic Lane Café & Ginoteria decided to act on their long held concern about the environmental impact of single use items.

Posted on 27th June 2018 by Media Relations

Breeding success continues with second Takhi foal this yearBreeding success continues with second Takhi foal this year
Breeding success continues with second Takhi foal this year

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Breeding success continues with second Takhi foal this year

Zoo Keepers are delighted by the birth of a male Takhi (Przewalski’s Horse) foal born on Friday 25 May 2018.

Posted on 26th June 2018 by Media Relations

Asian Elephant calf now on exhibitAsian Elephant calf now on exhibit
Asian Elephant calf now on exhibit

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Asian Elephant calf now on exhibit

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s newborn Asian Elephant calf will make her media debut today alongside mother Porntip, aunty Thong Dee and older calf…

Posted on 21st June 2018 by Media Relations

It's World Giraffe Day!It's World Giraffe Day!
It's World Giraffe Day!

#International Days, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

It's World Giraffe Day!

It’s World Giraffe Day and Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating the world’s tallest land animal! World Giraffe Day aims to promote awareness of…

Posted on 21st June 2018 by Media Relations

Tiny turtle hatchlings signal success for NSW breeding programTiny turtle hatchlings signal success for NSW breeding program
Tiny turtle hatchlings signal success for NSW breeding program

#Conservation, #Recovery Programs, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Tiny turtle hatchlings signal success for NSW breeding program

For the second year in a row, Bellinger River Snapping Turtles have hatched at Taronga, as part of a NSW Government captive breeding program.

Posted on 18th June 2018 by Media Relations

Behind-the-scenes with our Corroboree Frog recovery teamBehind-the-scenes with our Corroboree Frog recovery team
Behind-the-scenes with our Corroboree Frog recovery team

#Conservation, #Recovery Programs, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Behind-the-scenes with our Corroboree Frog recovery team

This year Taronga Conservation Society released more than 500 Southern Corroboree Frog eggs into the wild.

Posted on 18th June 2018 by Media Relations

Elephant calf birth heralds future breeding successElephant calf birth heralds future breeding success
Elephant calf birth heralds future breeding success

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Elephant calf birth heralds future breeding success

Taronga is thrilled to announce the birth of an Asian Elephant calf at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.

Posted on 18th June 2018 by Media Relations

Newborn Francois Langur baby is as bright as can beNewborn Francois Langur baby is as bright as can be
Newborn Francois Langur baby is as bright as can be

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Newborn Francois Langur baby is as bright as can be

Taronga Zoo Sydney is celebrating the breeding success of a bright orange male Francois’ Langur, one of the world’s rarest monkeys.

Posted on 05th June 2018 by Media Relations