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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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Colchester Zoo are excited to announce the hatching of 2 healthy Crowned Crane chicks. Mum Camilla and Dad Charles are being very attentive to the chicks who can be seen exploring their home at the Edge of Africa. Crowned cranes are...

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Colchester Zoo is excited to announce that the 16th June saw the birth of a Blue duiker calf. Mum Jasmine is being very attentive to the new calf who is healthy and up and about exploring his home alongside its neighbours...

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Over the past year, Flossy, one of our White rhino has been receiving treatment for a skin condition which appeared as weeping growths. This has been kept under control and managed by keepers and our veterinary team to treat the problem...

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Colchester Zoo is excited to announce the birth of four smooth-coated otter pups! The pups were born on the 17th May to mum Chea and dad Kong-Kea who have both been very attentive.  The littles ones spent their first few weeks...

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We are very excited to announce that our Victorian crowned-pigeon chick, who was born on the 27th May has now fledged the nest! The chick stayed close to mum Violet and dad Ozzy during the first few weeks, with them both...
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