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Spotted Hyena Experience

You’ll have the chance to get up closer than ever before as you go behind the scenes with the spotted hyenas' dedicated keeper. Find out why hyenas laugh, how they are more related to cats than dogs and all the other weird and wonderful facts that surround them!

You’ll meet these curious carnivores and hear about the important role they play out in the wild.

FACT! Did you know that during the final stages of an alpha female hyena's pregnancy, she passes on high levels of different hormones to her pups, including Androgen, to help prepare them for life as a high ranking hyena!

Hyena circle

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OPENING TIMES

5.00pm close or dusk if earlier
Last admission to zoo grounds at 4.00pm

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