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Gung settles in at DubboGung settles in at Dubbo
Gung settles in at Dubbo
Gung settles in at Dubbo

Asian Elephant bull, Gung, has well and truly settled in at his new home at Taronga Western Plains Zoo since arriving from Taronga Zoo Sydney in late…

Posted on 21st February 2018 by Media Relations

Goats arrive for new Pride Lands exhibitGoats arrive for new Pride Lands exhibit
Goats arrive for new Pride Lands exhibit
Goats arrive for new Pride Lands exhibit

The Zoo is now home to a breeding group of 10 Australian Miniature Goats that will soon be moved to the new African Lion Pride Lands exhibit!

Posted on 14th February 2018 by Media Relations

Lucky second! Another Spider Monkey baby bornLucky second! Another Spider Monkey baby born
Lucky second! Another Spider Monkey baby born

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Lucky second! Another Spider Monkey baby born

Christmas celebrations were aplenty at Taronga Western Plains Zoo last year, with the special arrival of another female Black-handed Spider Monkey…

Posted on 12th February 2018 by Media Relations

Love in the animal kingdomLove in the animal kingdom
Love in the animal kingdom
Love in the animal kingdom

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we have compiled a list of just a few of the most committed animal couples.

Posted on 08th February 2018 by Media Relations

Make a difference by living sustainablyMake a difference by living sustainably
Make a difference by living sustainably
Make a difference by living sustainably

So you recycle, use a reusable coffee cup and say “no” to straws, but what else can we do to live and promote sustainability?

Posted on 07th February 2018 by Media Relations

Sound of little hooves bring in the New YearSound of little hooves bring in the New Year
Sound of little hooves bring in the New Year

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Sound of little hooves bring in the New Year

The pitter patter of little hooves has been welcomed at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, with the arrival of a rare Przewalski's Horse foal.

Posted on 06th February 2018 by Media Relations

Successful breeding of the world's smallest glidersSuccessful breeding of the world's smallest gliders
Successful breeding of the world's smallest gliders

#Animals, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Successful breeding of the world's smallest gliders

Taronga Zoo is celebrating the breeding success of more than 20 Feathertail Glider infants, one of the smallest mammals in the world.

Posted on 02nd February 2018 by Media Relations

New name for Spider Monkey babyNew name for Spider Monkey baby
New name for Spider Monkey baby
New name for Spider Monkey baby

Keepers have announced a brand new name for a Black-handed Spider Monkey baby, born at the Zoo on 9 October 2017!

Posted on 01st February 2018 by Media Relations

Lions in trainingLions in training
Lions in training
Lions in training

As construction of African Lions Pride Lands nears completion, TWPZ Keepers are preparing the pride of eight African Lions for the big move to their…

Posted on 31st January 2018 by Media Relations

Another run on the board for Rhino Conservation at TarongaAnother run on the board for Rhino Conservation at Taronga
Another run on the board for Rhino Conservation at Taronga

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Another run on the board for Rhino Conservation at Taronga

A rare Southern Black Rhinoceros calf born at Taronga Western Plains Zoo on October 31 last year now has a name!

Posted on 30th January 2018 by Media Relations

Dental surgery fit for a kingDental surgery fit for a king
Dental surgery fit for a king
Dental surgery fit for a king

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital delivers veterinary care for a vast range of animals and the Hospital recently treated a most…

Posted on 16th January 2018 by Media Relations

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Statement

#Animal Welfare, #Rehabilitation Stories, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

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A male adult Swamp Wallaby was brought into Taronga Wildlife Hospital in Sydney by NSW Police following an incident on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Posted on 16th January 2018 by Media Relations