From January 2020 Penguin Shores is due to undergo redevelopment work and will therefore be closed for approximately 6 months. Find out more here.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.
Our opening times:
We are open daily from 9.30am - 4.30pm. On the 14th, 21st & 22nd December we are open until 7.30pm as part of our Christmas Starlight Night events. Last admissions to zoo grounds is 1 hour before closing.
The high Andes and the shores of the Peruvian coast
Near threatened, listed on Appendix I of CITES and listed on Appendix II of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)
As one of the largest flying birds in the world, as it soars gracefully on huge, motionless wings.
Like many birds of prey they spend a lot of time soaring around searching for food. If one condor drops to the ground after spotting a carcass others will follow to investigate, leading to old beliefs that the birds were telepathic.
The Rhinoceros Hornbill has a prominent golden-yellow horn, called a casque, on the top of its beak. The casque is a hollow structure made up of keratin (the same material as human fingernails) and acts as a resonating chamber, amplifying the bird’s calls.
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