28 Apr 2022

We’re celebrating the birth of our first ever set of red-bellied lemur twins!

14 Apr 2022

The cotton-top tamarin is one of the world’s most endangered primates with only 2,000 left in the wild.

7 Apr 2022

Chester is currently one of just four zoos in the UK caring for the species and just 56 live in zoos across the whole of Europe.

22 Mar 2022

The new arrival was born to mum Nova and dad Cosmos!

24 Feb 2022

The new calf joins the population of only 14 okapi in UK zoos!

11 Feb 2022

An aardvark has been born at the zoo, for the first time in our 90 year history.

3 Feb 2022
We’ve begun a pilot study of a new vaccine to FIGHT the deadly virus which affects young elephants, EEHV.
2 Feb 2022

Discover how science led us to develop a pilot study of a vaccine for EEHV, and the next steps on our journey to preventing this deadly virus found in young elephants.

19 Jan 2022
Mandrills are the world’s largest monkeys and are vulnerable to extinction in the wild.
29 Dec 2021
Thanks to conservation efforts, the tequila splitfin fish has returned to Mexico after not being seen for over 15 years.