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World Water Day

World Water Day

International World Water Day is held annually on the 22nd of March and provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the role that freshwater plays in our lives. This year focuses on “Sustainable Development”.

 Taronga Western Plains Zoo has joined with Department of Primary Industries to celebrate International World Water Day with a variety of workshops and activities. We will focus on the recreational use of our local wetland environments and the importance of wetland ecosystems to biodiversity.

Lion Cub receives first health check
Taronga Western Plains Zoo is celebrating major breeding success with the birth of three African Lion cubs, one male and two females, on 28 February 2015.
New look Qantaslink plane
QantasLink and Taronga Western Plains Zoo today unveiled the refreshed ‘Taronga’ decal on one of QantasLink’s newest Q400 aircraft, reaffirming their commitment to regional tourism and the Dubbo community.
Otter pups growing up
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Oriental Small-clawed Otters pups are now 11 weeks old and are continuing to grow and develop at a steady rate.
Swamp Wallaby joey
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Aussie walkthrough is now home to three Swamp Wallaby joeys ranging in age from seven months through to 15 months old.
Meerkat Enrichment
Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Meerkat troop were treated to a new toy recently, a specially made enrichment feeder that was constructed by one of the Zoo's volunteers.

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