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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 Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
The months of June and July have been busy for Action for the Wild’s supported Free the Bears’ sanctuary in Laos, with 5 rescues taking place in a month’s period. On June the 26th, a tiny moon bear was rescued with...

in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
On the 19th September 2018, a team made up of members from the zoo keeping and gardens sections at Colchester Zoo will be taking part in the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise funds for two Action for the Wild supported projects;...

in General
Colchester Zoo is committed to all of our food and Ice Cream products across Catering, Retail and Sweet Shop being either palm oil free or RSPO approved. Every product we sell has been verified and we hold certification on file. Big...

in Animals
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...

OPENING TIMES

4.30pm close or dusk if earlier (Except for Christmas Starlight Nights) 
Last admission to zoo grounds at 3.30pm

24th November, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 23rd December - 7.30pm close - Christmas Starlight Nights
Last admission to zoo grounds at 6.30pm

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