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ZOO NEWS

There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.

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Otto meets the crash! On the 25th June 2018 Colchester Zoo was delighted to welcome back an old friend! Otto the male rhino returned to us after being away for over a year at another park. The purpose of this move...

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A few months ago we welcomed two Amur leopards who have since settled in really well! Crispin our male is very good at interacting with the enrichment his keepers create for him, he particularly enjoys paper sacks hanging from branches. Esra...

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We are excited to announce that on the 10th July our female Kirk Dik Dik Daenerys gave birth to a single calf!  Both mum and dad Demitri are being very attentive and the youngster is doing well during this early stage. The...

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Our otter pups are continuing to grow and are becoming more confident as they spend more time in the water. Our baby otter pups have all been confirmed as female, which brings our total family to 12 smooth coated otters. Our...

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Back in April and May we welcomed 5 penguin chicks who have since grown strong and healthy and have now started to fledge their nests! They are being shown the ropes by their parents and exploring their home whilst meeting the...