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Colchester Zoo is currently temporarily closed until further notice due to COVID-19.

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4th Mar

Big Cat Photography Workshop

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5th Mar

Big Cat Photography Workshop

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19th Mar

Big Cat Photography Workshop

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20th Mar

Zoo Photography for Children

Zoo Photography for Children This workshop is...

15th Apr

African Photography Safari

African Photography Safari This workshop is now...

16th Apr

Big Cat Photography Workshop

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Beautiful, Unusual & Rare Species Of The Animal Kingdom

Colchester Zoo is home to 220 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 home of our Komodo Dragons to our very own Africa plain,  home to white rhino, giraffes, ostrich, zebra and kudu!

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Treat mum this Mother’s Day!

Treat mum this Mother’s Day!

Treat the mother figure in your life this Mother’s...

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Vote for our otter pups names!

Vote for our otter pups names!

Help us name our Asian short-clawed otter pups! On...

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Why donations are vital for survival

Why donations are vital for survival

Colchester Zoo’s Managing Director explains why fundraising support is...

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Colchester Zoo’s elephants take part in HEAT project!

Colchester Zoo’s elephants take part in HEAT project!

Colchester Zoo’s elephants take part in HEAT project! Colchester...

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