Animazing Animal talks

Ever wanted to know what a lion uses its big teeth for? How fast a penguin can swim or how many muscles are in an elephant’s trunk? Then our daily animal talks will suit you down to the ground..

You can ask whatever you like and we’ll let you in on all the little secrets, you may even encounter a lion skull or an elephants tooth!

Each day we do different talks at different times, so double check when you are at the zoo (but just so you know, sometimes we need to change the times of our talks because of the weather or animal needs).

Which day are you coming to see us?

Select day of the week

Monday

Animal Talk

The Bug Club –11:15 - 11:45

Join The BUG Club and *bee* part of the team! Join us in the Butterfly Journey and we'll wow you with fascinating facts about our wonderful bugs and invertebrates. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Spectacled bear talk –12:00 - 12:15

Ever seen a bear with glasses on? OK so spectacled bears don't really wear specs, but they do have white rings round their eyes and no two bears have the same pattern. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Elephant talk –12:30 - 12:45

Did you know... that an elephant's trunk is actually its nose and top lip fused into one, and that new-born elephants have to learn how it works?! Find out what it's like to be an elephant calf growing up at Chester Zoo and what we do to help Asian Elephants in the wild. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Giraffes talk –13:00 - 13:15

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Andean condor talk –14:15 - 14:30

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Lion talk –14:45 - 15:00

Oh what big teeth you have... Discover the difference between your canines and your carnassials and find out how we keep our lions (and their teeth) healthy and maybe even come close to the jaws of a lion (skull)! Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Penguin talk –15:15 - 15:30

Want to see what happens when you mix over 30 Humboldt penguins with 15 kilograms of fish? Join us for a splashing good time at the penguins and find out a little bit more about our feathered friends. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Tsavo Aviary bird feed –16:00 - 16:15

Learn more about this animal!

Tuesday

Animal Talk

The Bug Club –11:15 - 11:45

Join The BUG Club and *bee* part of the team! Join us in the Butterfly Journey and we'll wow you with fascinating facts about our wonderful bugs and invertebrates. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Black rhino talk –12:00 - 12:15

The clue is in the poo... Discover how rhino dung is helping us to produce more baby rhinos – great news for the breeding programme of these critically endangered animals. You'll also learn about how we are helping to save Black Rhinos in the wild. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Lion talk –12:30 - 12:45

Oh what big teeth you have... Discover the difference between your canines and your carnassials and find out how we keep our lions (and their teeth) healthy and maybe even come close to the jaws of a lion (skull)! Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Chimp talk –13:00 - 13:15

Isn't it great to be an ape? Find out what we have in common with our closest relatives - strictly NO monkeying around. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Giraffes talk –13:30 - 13:45

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Elephant talk –14:15 - 14:30

Did you know… that the elephant’s trunk is actually its nose and top lip fused into one, and that new-born elephants have to learn how it works?! Find out what it’s like to be an elephant calf growing up at Chester Zoo. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Penguin talk –14:45 - 15:00

Want to see what happens when you mix over 30 Humboldt penguins with 15 kilograms of fish? Join us for a splashing good time at the penguins and find out a little bit more about our feathered friends. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Tropical Realm bird feed –16:00 - 16:15

Learn more about this animal!

Wednesday

Animal Talk

The Bug Club –11:15 - 11:45

Join The BUG Club and *bee* part of the team! Join us in the Butterfly Journey and we'll wow you with fascinating facts about our wonderful bugs and invertebrates. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Spectacled bear talk –12:00 - 12:15

Ever seen a bear with glasses on? OK so spectacled bears don't really wear specs, but they do have white rings round their eyes and no two bears have the same pattern. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Jaguars talk –12:30 - 12:45

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Giraffes talk –13:00 - 13:15

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Chimp talk –13:30 - 13:45

Isn't it great to be an ape? Find out what we have in common with our closest relatives - strictly NO monkeying around. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Elephant talk –14:15 - 14:30

Did you know... that an elephant's trunk is actually its nose and top lip fused into one, and that new-born elephants have to learn how it works?! Find out what it's like to be an elephant calf growing up at Chester Zoo and what we do to help Asian Elephants in the wild. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Black rhino talk –14:45 - 15:00

The clue is in the poo... Discover how rhino dung is helping us to produce more baby rhinos – great news for the breeding programme of these critically endangered animals. You'll also learn about how we are helping to save black rhinos in the wild. Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Fish in Spirit of the Jaguar –16:00 - 16:15

Overlooked by our two-toed sloths, the aquarium in the Spirit of the Jaguar house is home to hundreds of fish and also amazonian turtles. Join us for a feeding frenzy and learn more about our aquatic friends. Learn more about this animal!

Thursday

Animal Talk

The Bug Club –11:15 - 11:45

Join The BUG Club and *bee* part of the team! Join us in the Butterfly Journey and we'll wow you with fascinating facts about our wonderful bugs and invertebrates.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Elephants talk –12:00 - 12:15

Did you know... that an elephant's trunk is actually its nose and top lip fused into one, and that new-born elephants have to learn how it works?! Find out what it's like to be an elephant calf growing up at Chester Zoo and what we do to help Asian elephants in the wild.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Giraffes talk –12:30 - 12:45

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Chimps talk –13:00 - 13:15

Isn't it great to be an ape? Find out what we have in common with our closest relatives - strictly NO monkeying around.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Lions talk –13:30 - 13:45

Oh what big teeth you have... Discover the difference between your canines and your carnassials and find out how we keep our lions (and their teeth) healthy and maybe even come close to the jaws of a lion (skull)!

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Andean condor talk –14:15 - 14:30

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Penguins Talk –14:45 - 15:00

Want to see what happens when you mix over 30 Humboldt penguins with 15 kilograms of fish? Join us for a splashing good time at the penguins and find out a little bit more about our feathered friends.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Tsavo Aviary bird feed –16:00 - 16:15

Learn more about this animal!

Friday

Animal Talk

The Bug Club –11:15 - 11:45

Join The BUG Club and *bee* part of the team! Join us in the Butterfly Journey and we'll wow you with fascinating facts about our wonderful bugs and invertebrates.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Black rhinos talk –12:30 - 12:45

The clue is in the poo... Discover how rhino dung is helping us to produce more baby rhinos – great news for the breeding programme of these critically endangered animals. You'll also learn about how we are helping to save black rhinos in the wild.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Elephants talk –13:00 - 13:15

Did you know... that an elephant's trunk is actually its nose and top lip fused into one, and that new-born elephants have to learn how it works?! Find out what it's like to be an elephant calf growing up at Chester Zoo and what we do to help Asian Elephants in the wild.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Chimps talk –13:30 - 13:45

Isn't it great to be an ape? Find out what we have in common with our closest relatives - strictly NO monkeying around.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Andean condor talk –14:15 - 14:30

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Lions talk –14:45 - 15:00

Oh what big teeth you have... Discover the difference between your canines and your carnassials and find out how we keep our lions (and their teeth) healthy and maybe even come close to the jaws of a lion (skull)!

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Penguins talk –15:15 - 15:30

Want to see what happens when you mix over 30 Humboldt penguins with 15 kilograms of fish? Join us for a splashing good time at the penguins and find out a little bit more about our feathered friends.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Tropical Realm bird feed –16:00 - 16:15


Learn more about this animal!

Saturday

Animal Talk

The Bug Club –11:15 - 11:45

Join The BUG Club and *bee* part of the team! Join us in the Butterfly Journey and we'll wow you with fascinating facts about our wonderful bugs and invertebrates.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Lions talk –12:00 - 12:15

Oh what big teeth you have... Discover the difference between your canines and your carnassials and find out how we keep our lions (and their teeth) healthy and maybe even come close to the jaws of a lion (skull)!

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Giraffes talk –12:30 - 12:45

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Chimps Talk –13:00 - 13:15

Isn't it great to be an ape? Find out what we have in common with our closest relatives - strictly NO monkeying around.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Elephants talk –13:30 - 13:45

Did you know... that an elephant's trunk is actually its nose and top lip fused into one, and that new-born elephants have to learn how it works?! Find out what it's like to be an elephant calf growing up at Chester Zoo and what we do to help Asian elephants in the wild.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Black rhinos talk –14:15 - 14:30

The clue is in the poo... Discover how rhino dung is helping us to produce more baby rhinos – great news for the breeding programme of these critically endangered animals. You'll also learn about how we are helping to save black rhinos in the wild.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Penguins talk –14:45 - 15:00

Want to see what happens when you mix over 30 Humboldt penguins with 15 kilograms of fish? Join us for a splashing good time at the penguins and find out a little bit more about our feathered friends.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Fish in Spirit of the Jaguar –16:00 - 16:15

Overlooked by our two-toed sloths, the aquarium in the Spirit of the Jaguar house is home to hundreds of fish and also amazonian turtles. Join us for a feeding frenzy and learn more about our aquatic friends.

Learn more about this animal!

Sunday

Animal Talk

The Bug Club –11:15 - 11:45

Join The BUG Club and *bee* part of the team! Join us in the Butterfly Journey and we'll wow you with fascinating facts about our wonderful bugs and invertebrates.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Elephants talk –12:00 - 12:15

Did you know... that an elephant's trunk is actually its nose and top lip fused into one, and that new-born elephants have to learn how it works?! Find out what it's like to be an elephant calf growing up at Chester Zoo and what we do to help Asian elephants in the wild.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Jaguar talk –12:30 - 12:45

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Giraffe talk –13:00 - 13:15

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Black rhinos talk –13:30 - 13:45

The clue is in the poo... Discover how rhino dung is helping us to produce more baby rhinos – great news for the breeding programme of these critically endangered animals. You'll also learn about how we are helping to save black rhinos in the wild.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Chimps talk –14:15 - 14:30

Isn't it great to be an ape? Find out what we have in common with our closest relatives - strictly NO monkeying around.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Penguins Talk –14:45 - 15:00

Want to see what happens when you mix over 30 Humboldt penguins with 15 kilograms of fish? Join us for a splashing good time at the penguins and find out a little bit more about our feathered friends.

Learn more about this animal!

Animal Talk

Tsavo Aviary bird feed –16:00 - 16:15

Learn more about this animal!