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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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in Enclosures & Development
At the start of 2018 our black and white colobus monkeys temporarily moved in with our Patas monkeys as their old enclosure was demolished as part of the Lion Rock development project. Since then work on their new home has been...

in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
We have seen a record number of 92 interns visiting Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve this year!  We welcomed 39 students from Essex University, Writtle University College and East Coast College, with the remaining 53 made up of interns visiting the reserve...

in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
On Friday 31st August we saw the introduction of 41 new impala onto the reserve! This was made up of 2 adult males, 1 sub adult male, 31 adult females, 2 juvenile males and 5 juvenile females. We are hopeful that...

in Animals
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...

in Animals
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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