Mandrills are the world’s largest monkeys and are vulnerable to extinction in the wild.
Thanks to conservation efforts, the tequila splitfin fish has returned to Mexico after not being seen for over 15 years.
The species is on the brink of extinction, with as few as 200 of the rare animals remaining in the wild.
Two precious red-billed curassow chicks hatched after their eggs were carefully incubated for 30 days by our team of bird experts.

The climate crisis our planet is facing is of great concern for many young people. The education sector has an opportunity to play a vital role in the legacy of COP26.

As the World Biodiversity Summit sparks discussion on the latest ideas and plans to tackle biodiversity loss, Chester Zoo Science Director, Simon Dowell, writes about the path forward for us in tackling one particular area of biodiversity decline…

Join us for a unique Christmas trail in the zoo after hours! Enjoy our spectacular illuminations, colourful lanterns and encounter enchanting costumed characters along the way!

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The rare baby primate, a Colombian black-headed spider monkey, has been spotted being cradled in the arms of experienced mum, Kiara (11).

The county of Dorset, the city of Plymouth, the town of Saltash in Cornwall and the village of Mochdre in North Wales have all committed to our ambitious scheme – spearheaded by conservationists at the Zoo – as our nationwide rollout gathers pace.

Experts at the zoo have shared a series of ‘incredible’ photos showing a selection of reptile, amphibian and invertebrate species ‘glowing in the dark.’