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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 is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sam, one of our male Humboldt penguins who passed away on the 11th September 2018. Sam was one of the first Humboldt penguins to successfully hatch here at Colchester Zoo...

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On the 16th June we saw the birth of a Blue duiker calf. Mum Jasmine has been very attentive to the new calf over the last few months and is healthy and strong. We can now confirm that our calf is...

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We are extremely excited to announce that we have welcomed a pair of crowned lemurs for the very first time here at Colchester Zoo! Our female Triskie, who is a light grey colour arrived on the 23rd July, quickly followed by...

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Our 4 smooth-coated otter pups are continuing to grow and are becoming more confident within our otter family. They enjoy spending their time in the water and playing with their other family members. We confirmed back in July that our otter...

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We are excited to announce that our female Greater kudu Nakia has gave birth on the 29th August to a healthy calf! Nakia hasn’t been at Colchester Zoo for very long so she was pregnant before she arrived with us. The...

OPENING TIMES

8th September - 28th September: 
9.30am - 6.00pm

29th September
9.30am - 9.30pm

30th September
9.30am - 6.00pm

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