How do elephants talk? How many bones are in a giraffe’s neck? Why are giant otters so loud? Find the answers to all these questions and more AMAZING things at our talks.
Take a look below to see what’s happening on the day of your visit, our FREE daily programme includes:
Animal talks: Come along to one of our talks to get to know our animals a little better and find out some of what we think are the most amazing facts about some of our most brilliant species. Animal talks usually last around 7 minutes and generally involve a microphone, with the chance to ask questions afterwards.
Animal chats: These are a quieter chance to meet our Zoo Rangers and ask all of your questions about our animals. Look out for our friendly team and pop over to say hello.
Drop-in ‘Discover’ activities: How much do you know about Elephants and chillies? And have you ever heard of a Jungle Nymph? Our drop-in ‘Discover’ sessions are the perfect chance for all ages to get up-close to some amazing animals and objects and to chat to our Zoo Rangers about the latest conservation updates from the field.
Drop-in ‘Science at the Zoo’ activities: Do you know what an endocrinologist does? And have you ever helped to design a Komodo Dragon’s habitat? We have a dedicated Science team at the zoo and employ the latest research techniques to make sure that our animals are happy and healthy. Explore why science is so important to us and get hands on with real equipment to learn just what it takes to be a Chester Zoo scientist.
Bird Feeds: The chance to get close to some of the zoo’s most beautiful feathered inhabitants whilst they have their lunch. The Zoo Rangers will be on-hand to chat and answer all your questions.
Just so you know, sometimes we might change our talks and activities because of animal needs or the weather.
All of these events are FREE to attend and we have different ones on different days, so be sure to check the schedule below, on our Chester Zoo app or on our info screens inside the zoo. If you have any additional requirements, just speak to our Zoo Ranger team who will be happy to help.
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