Twycross Zoo Celebrates a Baby Boom!

May 23, 2013

  A flurry of newborns at Twycross Zoo has caused for celebration amongst Zoo keepers and staff! The year began in high spirits with the safe arrival of a critically endangered western lowland gorilla on 3rd January, which the Zoo’s Facebook followers named Lopé. Four months on Lopé is growing stronger by the day and…

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NEW! Walk with Lemurs at Twycross Zoo!

May 22, 2013

  Twycross Zoo is excited to announce the unveiling of a brand new Lemur Walk-through! Sending you inside the enclosure, for the first time in zoo history visitors will have an opportunity to walk alongside the endangered lemur and watch these primates play, leap and swing in a woodland inspired setting.   Tony Dobbs, Section…

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Baby Howler Born at Twycross Zoo!

May 21, 2013

Twycross Zoo, is pleased to announce the birth of a black and gold howler monkey, the world’s loudest primate!   This latest announcement follows a string of births for Twycross Zoo, including a baby western lowland gorilla, baby bonobo and newborn crowned lemur. Twelve week old Donatello was born on 4th February 2013 to parents…

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Zoo Hosts First Camp Sleepover in History!

  Midlands based visitor attraction, Twycross Zoo, hosted its first ever sleepover on the 18th and 19th of March with the help of nearly 400 participants from Girlguiding Midlands.   Guides and Brownies from 32 units across the Midlands pitched their tents within Zoo grounds, just yards away from the gorillas and chimpanzees. During the…

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Zoo Welcomes Casey the Dusky Leaf-Monkey!

May 15, 2013

Twycross Zoo recently welcomed a new male dusky leaf-monkey to its collection, all the way from Birmingham, Alabama!   The dusky leaf-monkey, also known as a spectacled langur, travelled over 4000 miles to the Midlands based zoo as part of the worldwide breeding programme for this threatened species.Tony Dobbs, Section Head of Primates, commented: “Casey…

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Crowning for Cutest Baby Goes to Newborn Lemur!

May 8, 2013

  Keepers at Twycross Zoo are celebrating the arrival of yet another newborn, following the birth of a crowned lemur! The baby was born on 11th April and experienced mum, Rose, is doing a superb job. Tony Dobbs, Section Head of Primates, said: “The baby arrived a few days earlier than we had expected but…

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Zoo Sees Highest Visitor Numbers in Years!

May 7, 2013

  May Day Bank Holiday proved overwhelmingly successful for Midlands based visitor attraction Twycross Zoo, as visitor numbers rose to the highest the Zoo has seen in over six years!   A combination of new exhibits, including Dinosaur Valley, and sunshine saw visitors flock from all over the country to enjoy a great value family…

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