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In June 2015 we’re opening Islands, the largest zoo development in the UK and a new experience at Chester Zoo.
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Zoo News 27/01/15
Take a look at some of the very first photos and videos of our trio of tiny Sumatran tiger cubs.
Zoo News 28/01/15
A very special delivery of long boats, tuk-tuks and market stalls have arrived ahead of the opening of Islands this June.
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.
Field News 17/12/14
Chester Zoo is to be the main sponsor of the 2014 Maasai Olympics – an event which is using sport to replace wildlife hunting as traditional warrior activity in East Africa.
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