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Get to know the Greater One-horned RhinoGet to know the Greater One-horned Rhino
Get to know the Greater One-horned Rhino

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Get to know the Greater One-horned Rhino

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is home to two Greater One-horned Rhinos. Learn about this unique rhino species as we approach World Rhino Day, 22…

Posted on 19th September 2019 by Media Relations

Spring is a busy time at Taronga's Wildlife HospitalSpring is a busy time at Taronga's Wildlife Hospital
Spring is a busy time at Taronga's Wildlife Hospital

#Sydney Wildlife Hospital, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Spring is a busy time at Taronga's Wildlife Hospital

Now that spring is here many of our native animals are more active, which can lead to more interaction with humans and sadly more accidents.

Posted on 18th September 2019 by Media Relations

Saving the Blue-Tailed SkinkSaving the Blue-Tailed Skink
Saving the Blue-Tailed Skink

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Saving the Blue-Tailed Skink

The critically endangered Christmas Island blue-tailed skink has been released back into the wild following a hugely successful captive breeding…

Posted on 12th September 2019 by Media Relations

Help name our white Rhino calfHelp name our white Rhino calf
Help name our white Rhino calf

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Help name our white Rhino calf

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s White Rhino calf needs a name, and Zoo Keepers would like your help to find one!

Posted on 10th September 2019 by Media Relations

Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomes Zebra foalTaronga Western Plains Zoo welcomes Zebra foal
Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomes Zebra foal

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo welcomes Zebra foal

Spring has sprung a little early this year at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, with the birth of a female Zebra foal in the early hours of the morning on…

Posted on 09th September 2019 by Media Relations

National Bilby Day 2019National Bilby Day 2019
National Bilby Day 2019

#Conservation, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

National Bilby Day 2019

September 8 is National Bilby Day, a day to recognise a vitally important Australian species, the Greater Bilby.

Posted on 06th September 2019 by Media Relations

National Threatened Species Day 2019National Threatened Species Day 2019
National Threatened Species Day 2019

#National Days, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

National Threatened Species Day 2019

This National Threatened Species Day we’re celebrating our five local Legacy Species.

Posted on 05th September 2019 by Media Relations

2019 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo2019 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo
2019 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo

#Awards, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

2019 Achiever Award announced for Boral Youth at the Zoo

The Boral Youth at the Zoo (YATZ) Achiever Awards night was held in the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning on Thursday 18 July, 2019, as…

Posted on 05th September 2019 by Media Relations

Otter pups reach four month milestoneOtter pups reach four month milestone
Otter pups reach four month milestone

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Otter pups reach four month milestone

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Oriental Small-clawed Otter pups are growing fast and are now four months old. The Otter pups have recently passed their…

Posted on 30th August 2019 by Media Relations

Orphaned twin ringtail possum joeys adopted by Taronga KeeperOrphaned twin ringtail possum joeys adopted by Taronga Keeper
Orphaned twin ringtail possum joeys adopted by Taronga Keeper

#Conservation, #Animal Welfare, #Taronga Zoo Sydney

Orphaned twin ringtail possum joeys adopted by Taronga Keeper

Orphaned twin Ringtail possum joeys are given constant care by their dedicated surrogate mum - Taronga keeper, Grace Black.

Posted on 28th August 2019 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo welcomes female White Rhino calfDubbo Zoo welcomes female White Rhino calf
Dubbo Zoo welcomes female White Rhino calf

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Dubbo Zoo welcomes female White Rhino calf

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has welcomed a female White Rhino calf, born on Sunday 18 August 2019 in the early hours of the morning.

Posted on 27th August 2019 by Media Relations