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We've recreated the amazing tropical environments of six South East Asian islands. Your expedition starts here...
We've got everything you need for inspirational learning, from curriculum-linked workshops to self-guided visits.
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See more stories from behind the scenes of the six-part Channel 4 documentary series filmed at Chester Zoo.
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We're open from 10am until 6pm today, with last entry one hour before closing.
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Our expert presenters are on hand to give free daily animal talks around the zoo.
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There's always something extra going on at the zoo. See what’s on now & plan ahead.
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Zoo News 24/05/16
We're delighted to announce that we'll once more welcome Channel 4 to the zoo with a second series planned for later this year.
Zoo News 17/05/16
A capybara - the world’s largest rodent species - has given birth to four pups.
Field News 12/05/16
We’ve joined forces with Taronga Zoo, San Diego Zoo and the international wildlife trade monitor network, TRAFFIC, to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade and how people can help in the fight against it.
Field News 11/05/16
As we’ve said in previous blogs, without people we can’t continue our vital conservation work around the world and help protect endangered species.
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