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A little known AussieA little known Aussie
A little known Aussie

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

A little known Aussie

Australia Day is just around the corner so it is a fitting time to celebrate a little known Australian - a native bird known as the Plains-wanderer.

Posted on 15th January 2019 by Media Relations

It’s a New Year - make a changeIt’s a New Year - make a change
It’s a New Year - make a change
It’s a New Year - make a change

January is a time when we look to make a change or a fresh start at something. What if you made a green new year’s resolution or change this year,…

Posted on 07th January 2019 by Media Relations

Zoo welcomed two Christmas babiesZoo welcomed two Christmas babies
Zoo welcomed two Christmas babies
Zoo welcomed two Christmas babies

Christmas came early for Taronga Western Plains Zoom, Dubbo in the form of two Takhi foals born on 17 and 19 December 2018. 

Posted on 07th January 2019 by Media Relations

Your Ultimate Guide to a Plastic Free SummerYour Ultimate Guide to a Plastic Free Summer
Your Ultimate Guide to a Plastic Free Summer

#Act for the Wild, #Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Your Ultimate Guide to a Plastic Free Summer

Want to make a difference these holidays? Follows these tips and reduce your plastic waste.

Posted on 20th December 2018 by Media Relations

Dubbo Zoo helps safeguard the Great Barrier ReefDubbo Zoo helps safeguard the Great Barrier Reef
Dubbo Zoo helps safeguard the Great Barrier Reef

#Conservation, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Dubbo Zoo helps safeguard the Great Barrier Reef

Taronga Western Plains Zoo continues to play a pivotal role in the preservation of the Great Barrier Reef with Dr Rebecca Hobbs returning from the…

Posted on 18th December 2018 by Media Relations

New Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solarNew Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solar
New Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solar
New Dubbo Zoo hire centre goes solar

Taronga Western Plains Zoo will officially open its new bike and cart Hire Centre today. The Hire Centre features over 1000m² of solar panels and is…

Posted on 06th December 2018 by Media Relations

Six months old and thriving!Six months old and thriving!
Six months old and thriving!

#Animals, #Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Six months old and thriving!

The Cheetah cubs are six months old this month! They have settled into their exhibit well, are growing in size and developing their hunting skills.

Posted on 06th December 2018 by Media Relations

Taronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna pugglesTaronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna puggles
Taronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna puggles

#Conservation, #Animals

Taronga Zoo Sydney celebrates rare birth of echidna puggles

Two little echidna puggles have hatched at Taronga, where a special breeding facility ensures the best chance of survival.

Posted on 04th December 2018 by Media Relations

Taronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David ParadiceTaronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David Paradice
Taronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David Paradice
Taronga wins WAZA Award and appoints new Foundation Chair David Paradice

Taronga Conservation Society Australia celebrates two significant milestones, wining the globally recognised World Association of Zoos and Aquariums…

Posted on 04th December 2018 by Media Relations

Ring-tailed Lemurs NamedRing-tailed Lemurs Named
Ring-tailed Lemurs Named
Ring-tailed Lemurs Named

Keepers have named three Ring-tailed Lemurs babies born in Spring. They’ve been named Renala, Toki and Kirindy.

Posted on 30th November 2018 by Media Relations

A gift that supports wildlifeA gift that supports wildlife
A gift that supports wildlife
A gift that supports wildlife

Christmas is coming at a rapid pace and sometimes it can be difficult to get gifts for friends and family sorted. Taronga Western Plains Zoo has a…

Posted on 27th November 2018 by Media Relations

Tourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic FallTourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic Fall
Tourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic Fall

#Conservation, #Rehabilitation Stories

Tourists Rescue Greater Glider Joey After Epic Fall

A Greater Glider joey survives a fall after being dropped by a Wedged-Tailed Eagle.

Posted on 23rd November 2018 by Media Relations