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Zoo News 18/09/14
A new rhino will be leading the charge as we gear up for more successful breeding of the rare species.
Zoo News 09/09/14
We're excited to reveal that thirty rare Asian ducklings have just hatched. Our keepers believe as many Baer’s pochard ducklings have hatched at Chester Zoo this year as are now left in the wild.
Field News 11/09/14
Keepers and conservationists at Chester Zoo join breeding and reintroduction efforts to help boost sand lizard numbers
Field News 04/08/14
Chester Zoo has teamed up with Everton in the Community to raise vital funds for Act for Wildlife and the Gashaka Biodiversity Project (GBP).
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