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Work continues on the Chimpanzee Lookout redevelopment!

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Chimp-TumbaOur chimp family tree has grown and grown and their home is growing too as work continues on the redevelopment of Chimp World!

The main focus of the project will be the outside area with work to extent the chimps outdoor enclosure well underway! 

During this redevelopment our viewing of our chimps will be resticted and the slender snouted crocodiles will remain off show. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but thank you for your understanding and patience.

Work has also taken place to improve the entrance and interior of the newly name 'Chimpanzee Lookout' and upon completion we hope to not only improve animal welfare but also to enhance our visitor’s experience.

To find out more on the process of the project including pictures of the build and information on how you can help with its completition click here! 

 

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*Last admission 4.00pm

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