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in Animals
On the morning of the 2nd December we welcomed 3 adorable bush dog pups! Since their arrival mum Nina and dad Nico have been very attentive and keepers have also been keeping a close eye on this growing family. The pups...

in Animals
2019 it’s the year of the pig in the Chinese calendar! In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Here at Colchester Zoo we have 4 different species of pigs, the Kunekune pigs, the Visayan warty pigs, red river hogs...

in General
February is the month of Valentine's and so we are 'sharing the love' offering you a huge saving of up to £4.99 when you buy E-tickets online in advance to visit us between the 1st – 28th February 2019! The zoo...

in Animals
We are excited to announce that on the morning of the 2nd December 2018, keepers arrived to find 3 adorable bush dog pups cuddled up with mum Nina, our female bush dog! Nina and her pups are doing extremely well and...

in General
Please be aware that road improvements on the B1022 (Maldon Road) outside Colchester Zoo’s main entrance/exit have been scheduled by Essex Highways to begin on Monday 21st January 2019. We expect that this work may cause some delays on entering Colchester...

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4.30pm close or dusk if earlier
Last admission to zoo grounds at 3.30pm

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