Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia


Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo
Typezoo

Owner
Founded1977
Address Obley Road
Zip-code NSW 2830
Place Dubbo
StateNew South Wales
Country Australia
Website Website

DirectorsNick Boyle

Key People

VeterinariansDr Benn Bryant

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
-2016: Linda Gardiner
(elephant head-keeper)
2016-2020: Glenn Sullivan
(elephant head-keeper)
2020-now: Joel Kerr
(elephant head-keeper)

Elephant keepers -: Bradd Johnston
-: Jackie Stuart
-: Linda Gardiner
-: Linda Gardiner
-: Bec O'Riordan
-: Jason Kauntze-Cockburn
2009-2020: Bobby-Jo Vial
2011-2016: Glenn Sullivan
2013-2020: Joel Kerr
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Description

Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, located at Obley Road, in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia , was founded in 1977.

Living elephants

At the Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo lives 7 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Anjalee born 2006-08-23
  2. Gung (Prawn) born 2000
  3. Kanlaya born 2018-06-14
  4. Pathi Harn born 2010-03-10
  5. Porntip born 1992
  6. Sabai born 2016-11-02
  7. Thong Dee born 2000

Comments / pictures1998: The females, worked in Free-contact, are housed in the same building in individual stalls, the bull, worked in protected contact, is housed in a separate building. All four spend the day together on exhibit (about 2.5 hectares). //Linda Gardiner, 29 July 1998.

Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia AustraliaBec O'Riordan, Cheri, Linda Gardiner, Yum Yum, Jason Kauntze-Cockburn, Robert, Cuddles and Roger.

References for records about Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=76. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo on elephant-news.com

Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
2020-08-14Killer elephant owners regret zoo transfer - Elephant News
2016-11-26Taronga western plains zoo: first asian elephant calf named ‘sabai’ after competition held for public to find best name - Elephant News
2014-02-27'basil fawlty' to open accommodation - Elephant News
2013-11-20Dubbo's western plans zoo plans for arrival of asian elephant bulls pathi harn, luk chai and gung from sydney's taronga zoo - Elephant News
2010-10-23Elephant in fatal attack on australian - Elephant News
2010-10-04Australia's oldest african elephant dies - Elephant News


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