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ADVANCE NOTICE: The Colchester Zoo Stampede Half Marathon will be taking place on Sunday 2nd October. Although the zoo will be open to visitors from 9:30am, there may be slight disruptions to some areas until 1:00pm, along with some road closures surrounding the zoo. Please factor this into your journey if you are visiting us on Sunday 2nd October. Queuing along the road and into the zoo grounds will be expected.
Victoria crowned pigeons are the largest pigeons in the world!
These birds tend to mate for life, with the female usually laying a single egg per clutch, which both the male and female incubate for around 30 days. Both parents also produce a ‘milk’ from their crops to feed their chicks for the first few days of their life.
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