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Each day we do different talks at different times, you can ask whatever you like and we'll let you in on the little secrets!
A rare Rothschild’s giraffe calf born on Boxing Day has been described by keepers as “the best Christmas gift.”
29 December 2016
It's that time of year... red pandas, ring-tailed lemurs and colourful chameleons are just some of the creatures being counted in our annual animal census.
3 January 2017
There have been a whole host of important animal births at Chester Zoo in 2016 – including a reptile species that pre-dates the dinosaurs, a precious quartet of incredibly rare magpies and a critically endangered Eastern black rhino calf!
23 December 2016
We're delighted to announce that a rare Asian elephant has been born, with the incredible birth captured live on CCTV.
16 December 2016
A baby Philippine mouse deer has been born in the UK for the first time.
13 December 2016
One of our football mad keepers has named two newly-hatched chicks Jurgen and Klopp.
1 December 2016
Hidden cameras have captured remarkable footage showing the live birth of a babirusa piglet – one of the rarest pig species in the world – for the very first time.
17 November 2016
Come along to our FREE drop-in session and join our Zoo Ranger team as we observe some of the wetland birds in our African aviary.
11 - 31
Whether you're a mum or a mum-to-be we host a coffee morning with a difference!
15 - 31
We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for six Sunday training camps to become Junior Rangers. Starts Sunday 15 January.
To celebrate National Story Telling Week, join our Zoo Rangers for fun interactive stories in the Jaguar Coffee House. Perfect for toddlers and parents alike!
28 - 31
If you work with elders, teenagers or toddlers (or anyone in between) and whatever your knowledge of wildlife we’d love for you join our FREE WILDLIFE CHAMPIONS course!
Come along to our FREE drop-in session and join our Zoo Ranger team as we find out which of our feathered friends are visiting the zoo at this time of year.