Due to essential improvements works to the paddock and enclosure, our Brazilian tapir and anteater will be off show for 3 weeks from 27 September to 18 October.


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Find out more about our WONDERFUL zoo and all of the incredible animals, plants and FUN things to do here. Download our app or PDF map to help plan you day and find your way around when you get here.

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