Date and time

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Members: FREE! Adopters: £2 Public: £3.50


Chester Zoo Lecture Theatre

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Behav(i)our and biomarker science at Chester Zoo

Monitoring the hormones and behaviour of our animals is important for husbandry and conservation breeding decisions. Members of the Science team will take you through examples of how these disciplines have contributed to animal health and wellbeing and the future scientific directions in this field.

Hear from…

Leah Williams – Conservation Scientist in Behaviour and Welfare

Kat Finch – Scientific Assistant – Behaviour and Welfare

John O’Hanlon – Laboratory Technician

Katie Edwards – Lead Conservation Scientist in Biomarker Development

Members’ Talks, held in the Lecture Theatre (near the Zoo’s Main Entrance off the A41), start at 7:30 pm and:

  • booking is essential
  • are free to members (please bring your membership card and welcome letter)
  • we offer a special rate of £2.00 to Adopters
  • members of the public and guests are welcome (£3.50 for non-members)
  • our Lecture Theatre seats up to 158
  • post-talk refreshments give you the opportunity to have an informal chat with speakers, Zoo staff and fellow members
  • Online booking is only available to Members, but non-members and adopters can book via our Sales and Events team via email or by calling 01244 650209.

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