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Turn the world on its head!
Each day we do different talks at different times, you can ask whatever you like and we'll let you in on the little secrets!
When we think of playing we think of young animals or children keeping themselves amused; but playing is one of the most important behaviours, especially in the early stages of life.
4 September 2018
There’s always something new at Chester Zoo. And this year we’ve celebrated the BIGGEST baby boom ever recorded at the zoo, so come and see our new arrivals for yourself this October half term!
12 September 2018
British and Irish zoos, aquariums, wildlife crime agencies and the UK Government have joined forces in a major new collaboration to stop the illegal wildlife trade.
7 September 2018
It is with a huge amount of sadness that we have to tell you about the death of one of our adult female elephants, Sithami Hi Way.
The first sun bear cub to ever be born in the UK has emerged from its den for the first time at Chester Zoo.
Two days of live music, outdoor theatre and hands on nature activities will be taking place at Chester Zoo this September as part of one of the UK’s newest festivals dedicated entirely to celebrating British wildlife!
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We have an amazing array of science and conservation experts discussing their specialist subjects this summer, all at The Botanist’s Lab. Ranging from palm oil Q&As, to magnificent meadows, the science of animal breeding and camera traps & biodiversity surveys, plus loads more! All part of Wild Worlds - a festival for everyone!
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Join us for a chance to enjoy a cuppa and a chat with someone from Alzheimer’s Society with a view of our rhinos, warthogs and Asian elephants.
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You’ll have the zoo to yourself, and will be accompanied by one of our knowledgeable guides, who will point out the sights and sounds giving you an amazing opportunity to see how Chester has become the UK’s number one zoo. (selected dates apply)
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For over 10 years we’ve been partnering with HUTAN - Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Programme to protect the forests and wildlife of the Kinabatangan region of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
View all our amazing Wild Worlds spaces and exciting events this month!
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Got a Little Monkey in the family? We’re hosting coffee mornings with a difference!
It’s Mountain Chicken Frog Day! Join our Zoo Rangers to celebrate these amazing amphibians.
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Roll up, roll up and join us for a jam-packed festival that's buzzing to the brim with exciting activities to celebrate the incredible wildlife found right on our doorstep!
Celebrate International Red Panda Day at Chester Zoo!
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We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for five very special Sunday training camps in 2018!
It’s World Rhino Day! Join our Zoo Rangers on 22 September at the Tsavo Black Rhino habitat to celebrate all things rhino and their conservation.
Invasive non-native species are the second biggest threat to global biodiversity. To learn more about protecting our native British wildlife from destructive invasive non-native
species, why not sign-up to a FREE masterclass!
It’s World Cassowary Day! Join our Zoo Rangers on 26 September at Manado Town, Islands 2pm-4pm to celebrate all things cassowary.