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In June we’re opening Islands, the largest zoo development in the UK and a new experience at Chester Zoo.
We're open until 4.30pm. Last entry 1 hour before closing.
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Zoo News 27/03/15
We're delighted to say that our new tiger triplets are in ‘purr-fect’ condition and we want your help to choose their names.
Zoo News 11/03/15
One of the rarest piglets in the world is set to make her debut at Chester Zoo.
Field News 13/03/15
Last month we sent 12 members of zoo staff to India to take part in an expedition to the Assam Haathi Project.
Field News 04/02/15
Last year marked the 10th year of our Assam Haathi Project - a project which we set up to help protect people and elephants in the wild.
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