Date and time

Friday 5 August


FREE with zoo admission


Chester Zoo

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Join us on World Tomistoma Day as we celebrate a UNIQUE and diverse group of reptiles!

Take part in tomistoma-themed activities and learn all about these amazing animals through artefacts and talks.

Visit our stand inside Monsoon Forest to learn how tomistoma live, breed, and hunt. Our team will be on hand to answer all your questions from 10am until 4pm.

Make sure to visit the gharial cave for exciting Zoo Ranger talks. Find out about the threats they face in the wild and learn about how to help protect these amazing animals.

This event is FREE with zoo admission and our Zoo Rangers cannot wait to see you!

Visit us on Friday 5 August to learn all about our Sunda gharial!

We’ve got SO many EXCITING events happening over Summer! We cannot wait to welcome you to the zoo for a FANTASTIC day out!