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26th May

African Photography Safari

African Photography Safari The African Photography Safari...

27th May

Big Cat Photography Workshop

Big Cat Photography Workshop The Big Cat...

28th May

May Half Term

Visit Colchester Zoo this May Half Term...

9th Jun

African Photography Safari

African Photography Safari This new photography experience...

10th Jun

Big Cat Photography Workshop

Big Cat Photography Workshop The Big Cat...

11th Jun

Wildlife Photography for Teenagers

Wildlife Photography for Teenagers The Wildlife Photography...

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Beautiful, Unusual & Rare Species Of The Animal Kingdom

Colchester Zoo is home to 180 species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes!

As you navigate your way around Colchester Zoo you’ll visit many different habitats and see animals from around the world, from the humid habitat of our Komodo dragons to our very own Africa plain, home to White rhino, giraffes, ostrich, zebra and kudu!

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EastLife Award Winners

EastLife Award Winners

We are pleased to announce that Colchester Zoo was...

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First Barbary macaque born in 30 years at Colchester Zoo!

First Barbary macaque born in 30 years at Colchester Zoo!

On 25th April the group welcomed the first baby...

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Another baby born into the family at Colchester Zoo!

Another baby born into the family at Colchester Zoo!

On the 24th April, Esme, the L’Hoest’s monkey, gave...

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Pumpkin the Kirk’s dik-dik enters the world of motherhood!

Pumpkin the Kirk’s dik-dik enters the world of motherhood!

Kirk’s dik-dik, Pumpkin, has become a first-time mum after...

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