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Join us this half term for our FREE fun wildlife activities as part of our special Bloom events, celebrating gardens, birds and UK wildlife.
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We're a big team of dedicated, passionate people. And with so much to do, we’re often looking for like-minded folk to join us.
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From just £9.50 each we've got everything you need for an engaging and inspirational experience for learners of any age.
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Right now conservation is critical and species are under threat. We won't stand back and we won't give up.
We're open from 10am till 4.30pm, with last entry 30 minutes before closing.
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Our expert presenters are on hand to give free daily animal talks around the zoo.
Animal talks this week
There's always something extra going on at the zoo. See what’s on now & plan ahead.
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Get up to 30% off your admission if there are 15 or more of you.
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Zoo News 09/02/17
Our keepers are helping to raise an orphaned baby antelope, a Kirk's dik-dik.
Meet Paul Leach, Chester Zoo horticulturist, who has been working at the zoo for over 22 years. His main job is to look after our precious Nepenthes collection, hundreds of carnivorous plants, in our greenhouses.
Field News 02/02/17
Gareth Simpson is taking on one of the biggest challenge events in the world for Act for Wildlife: the London Marathon.
Field News 30/12/16
As 2016 draws to a close and we look forward to the New Year ahead, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate some of the small (and not so small) achievements that we’ve made this year.
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