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Bring family and friends for a day full of giggles, laughter, fun and exploring! Get ready to PLAY!
PLAY! at Chester Zoo
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!
As part of our ongoing long-term plans for the future, next month sees the beginning of another exciting development.
24 August 2017
Chester Zoo will offer free entry to 35,000 school children later this year, as part of a campaign to inspire a new wave of conservationists.
19 January 2018
Response to the UK government’s 25 Year Environment Plan
17 January 2018
A staggering 21,314 animals from almost 500 different species, including some of the world’s most endangered, officially reside at our zoo, according to latest reports.
Seven endangered African painted dog pups have made their first public appearances at Chester Zoo.
11 January 2018
2017 has been a spectacular year of stunning wildlife photography at the zoo. From rare new arrivals to ground-breaking conservation projects spanning the globe to the opening of state-of-the-art new habitats for tapirs, sun bears and Asian songbirds, here is our year in pictures…
28 December 2017
Our camera traps capture the first ever wild footage of the elusive Javan warty pig as part of a vital research project to uncover crucial new information on the species. Discover more on our Act for Wildlife blog >
27 December 2017
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Join our Zoo Ranger team as we find out which of our feathered friends are visiting the zoo at this time of year.
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Come along with us as we rhyme and play… And find out about animals along the way!