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New multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo regionNew multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo region
New multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo region
New multi-attraction ticket for Dubbo region

Visitors to the Dubbo Region will soon be able to purchase a multi attraction ticket called the Great Big Adventure Pass.

Posted on 16th July 2019 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups!Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups!
Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups!

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Dubbo Zoo welcomes four Otter pups!

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed four Oriental Small-clawed Otter pups, born on 1 May 2019.

Posted on 12th July 2019 by Media Relations

More breeding successMore breeding success
More breeding success

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More breeding success

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is experiencing a baby boom in the Black-handed Spider Monkey group with another baby born.

Posted on 04th July 2019 by Media Relations

15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day
15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

15 reasons to celebrate World Meerkat Day

World Meerkat Day is this week and with 15 Meerkats at Taronga Western Plains Zoo we have 15 reasons to celebrate. You may have seen our family of…

Posted on 02nd July 2019 by Media Relations

Stimulating the senses with herbsStimulating the senses with herbs
Stimulating the senses with herbs
Stimulating the senses with herbs

It’s been over six months in the making but Taronga Western Plains Zoo Keeper Christina Nicholas and Horticulturalist Joseph Rowling have now created…

Posted on 02nd July 2019 by Media Relations

Careers in Conservation at TarongaCareers in Conservation at Taronga
Careers in Conservation at Taronga

#Conservation, #Education, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Careers in Conservation at Taronga

Imagine giving your class the opportunity to experience what it is like to have a career at Taronga, one of the world’s most renowned zoos, where…

Posted on 01st July 2019 by Media Relations

Giraffe calf trio reaching new heightsGiraffe calf trio reaching new heights
Giraffe calf trio reaching new heights

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Giraffe calf trio reaching new heights

Taronga Western Plains Zoo's three Giraffe calves are now between 3 - 6 months old and whilst they still rely on their mum's milk they are…

Posted on 20th June 2019 by Media Relations

A silent extinctionA silent extinction
A silent extinction

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

A silent extinction

Giraffe are currently going through what is being called the silent extinction. But what is a silent extinction?

Posted on 20th June 2019 by Media Relations

Changing of the guardChanging of the guard
Changing of the guard

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Changing of the guard

There is a changing of the guard at the Giraffe breeding herd with resident breeding male Unnami soon to be heading into retirement.

Posted on 18th June 2019 by Media Relations

Asian Elephant calf receives birthday blessingAsian Elephant calf receives birthday blessing
Asian Elephant calf receives birthday blessing

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Asian Elephant calf receives birthday blessing

Taronga Western Plains Zoo will celebrate Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya’s first birthday today with a special ceremony celebrating her Thai heritage.

Posted on 14th June 2019 by Media Relations

Zoo launches ‘Litter Free Rivers’ campaignZoo launches ‘Litter Free Rivers’ campaign
Zoo launches ‘Litter Free Rivers’ campaign

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Zoo launches ‘Litter Free Rivers’ campaign

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is encouraging local businesses and schools to join the Litter Free Rivers campaign and reduce plastic pollution in the…

Posted on 13th June 2019 by Media Relations

Reflecting on Kanlaya’s first yearReflecting on Kanlaya’s first year
Reflecting on Kanlaya’s first year

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Reflecting on Kanlaya’s first year

Elephant Keeper Joel Kerr reflects on the past year of watching Taronga Western Plains Zoo's Asian Elephant calf, Kanlaya grow and develop.

Posted on 11th June 2019 by Media Relations