22 December 2020

After a rollercoaster of a year, we take a look back at some of our incredible fundraising superstars, who helped to save their favourite charity zoo…

 

22 December 2020

We’ve been working with the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF) to prevent the extinction of endemic species on Mauritius and Rodrigues for many years. An important part of this work is supporting the development of education programmes that encourage people to value and protect the species we’re working together to save.

15 December 2020

Plant expert and Chester Zoo partner Joshua Styles hasn’t been slowed by the turbulent year of 2020.

13 November 2020

Keepers are celebrating the birth of a rare baby rhino!

23 October 2020

Two years ago, an outpouring of generosity following the devastating fire at Monsoon Forest, allowed us to fund pioneering conservation efforts in South East Asia, and here’s where we are today…

19 October 2020

Ferrero UK helping us to create a sustainable future, one city at a time.

09 October 2020

AN AMAZING LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Safety of course is our priority, and we’ve put lots of measures in place to ensure there’s social distancing around the zoo, but that doesn’t mean that a school visit can’t bring learning to life, be playful, and support everyone’s wellbeing.

Whether it’s watching the elephants playing in the water, hearing the lion ROAR, or finding out which animal is the smelliest (tapirs are pretty stinky!)…nothing brings learning about animals to life as much as seeing them here at Chester Zoo.

Students will learn lots by watching animals and reading some of the signs around the zoo. There’s so much to learn about! Here are our top tips for turning a school visit to the zoo into a learning adventure. 

08 October 2020

Since 2002, we’ve been inspiring and educating the next generation of conservationists by offering a number of placement opportunities to university students. 

01 October 2020

Unusual frogs found in the dry forests of Mexico have bred at Chester Zoo – a European zoo first for the species.

25 September 2020

Access to technology allows our conservation and science teams to better understand animals, their habitats and the threats they face in the wild. Without vital data from our field projects, our mission to prevent extinction is dramatically hindered.