In celebration of World Book Day, we are participating in BIAZA’s Zoo Tales campaign and will be sharing a very special tale about our new friend, Oren the Orangutan on 25th and 26th February 2023.

Colchester Zoo Tales:

Join us this weekend and learn all about Oren’s forest adventures! Find out what Oren gets up to as he explores his tropical home and discover some exciting Orangutan facts along the way!

Saturday 25th February 202311am and 3pmKalahari Theatre
Sunday 26th February 202311am and 3pmKalahari Theatre

Competition Time!

We are offering one lucky winner a special edition of Rod Campbell’s classis, ‘Dear Zoo’. Entering is easy, simply answer the following question on our Facebook page. Entries close Thursday 2nd March 2023 and the winner will be contacted.

Which animal does the main character decide to keep in ‘Dear Zoo’?
A. Elephant
B. Lion
C. Dog

You can also pick up a copy of ‘Dear Zoo’ in our Outpost Gift Shop on your next Zoo visit! Why not check out our fantastic selection including fictional classics, interactive pop-ups and beautiful colouring books.

Terms and Conditions

  • Competition closes 2nd March 2023
  • Prize is non-refundable and has no cash alternative
  • Colchester Zoo is not responsible for any items which may be lost or damaged in the post
  • Competition is open to UK residents only, over the age of 18 years old
  • Your data will not be shared with any third parties
  • For more information about how we use and store your data, please read our privacy policy

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