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In spring 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 26/11/14
These little birds are proving to be a handful for our staff.
Zoo News 06/11/14
If you go down to Chester Zoo today you’re in for a big surprise. A new spectacled bear, named Lima, has arrived as part of our plans to breed the animals.
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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