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Zoo News 22/05/17
The tiny twins - also known as round-eared elephant shrews – have been nicknamed Ping and Pong by zookeepers, as they're no bigger than table tennis balls.
Zoo News 05/05/17
A rare pheasant usually found in the rainforests of South East Asia has been successfully bred at Chester Zoo for the first time.
Field News 18/05/17
We're celebrating after two conservationists "fighting to help threatened Andean bears in Bolivia and rare cockatoos in the Philippines" receive the highest awards in conservation.
Field News 03/05/17
Chester Zoo conservationists are working to expand the zoo's current Nature Reserve to create a 14 acre haven for threatened UK wildlife.
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