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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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It’s that time of year when we welcome back Santa’s reindeer to Colchester Zoo! This year we are welcoming back Ronnie and Sami along with two new reindeer friends, Ash and Hickory! All four of the reindeer have been settling...

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In August we announced that our female Greater kudu Nakia gave birth to a healthy calf! Nakia hadn’t been at Colchester Zoo for very long and so she was pregnant before she arrived here with us. Nakia is a first-time mum...

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We would like to introduce you to Burdock a new male horse that joined our team in July! He came to us from World Horse Welfare, a rescue organisation in the UK. Since arriving he has been introduced to our other...

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In June we welcomed a female red panda cub! Mum Liwei has been very attentive over the last few months and dad An An had been checking on mum and baby regularly. Since then our keepers have chosen a name for...

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We are excited to announce that a female warthog has recently joined us here at Colchester Zoo! Meet Margo! She transferred here from the Nerthlands in August and has settled in nicely to her new home. Warthogs are one of the...
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