Date and time

Saturday 25 May - Sunday 8 September


Included in zoo admission


Dragons in Danger Garden

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Step back in time to meet the most fearsome creatures of the prehistoric world, where sharks had SIX rows of teeth, scorpions were BIGGER than humans, and GIANT snakes would eat crocodiles for breakfast!

Discover 13 GIANT and FEARSOME animatronic creatures only at Chester Zoo! You won’t believe your eyes!  PREDATORS – a world first, only at Chester Zoo from Saturday 25 May!

Take a look at the activities we’ll be running below

Discover… Predators

Time: Drop-in 10.30am-11.30am AND 3.30pm-4.30pm

Location: Inside Predators exhibition

Did you know… that smilodon could open their jaws up to a 120 degree angle?

Your chance to explore some of the most impressive predator adaptations ever, get hands-on with a variety of skulls and claws from living and extinct predators.

Predator Stories

Time: 12.00pm

Location: Madagascar Base camp

Did you know… that tyrannosaurus had a bite force twice as strong as any living predator?

Join us for story-time to hear about the baby tyrannosaurus trying to find their family, perfect for all your little predators.

Predator problems

Time: 2.00pm

Location: Madagascar Base camp

Did you know… that due to their immense size, megalodon needed to eat around 1000kg of food every day!

Do you have what it takes to save modern predators? Come along to practice your conservationist skills and discover how we prevent extinction in this interactive show.

Events run everyday:

25 May – 2 June AND 22 July – 1 September


Weekends only:

3 June – 21 July

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