Amur Leopard Cubs named

September 30, 2016

Thank you to everyone who took part in our Amur Leopard Cub naming competition. Thousands of you got involved and chose your favourites, and after receiving a whopping number of votes, the competition has now drawn to a close. We are happy to announce that our beautiful female Amur leopard cubs have been named, Kira…

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Critically endangered gorilla born at Twycross Zoo

September 29, 2016

Twycross Zoo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). The baby, who has yet to be named, was born on 24 September and is the third baby for 22-year-old mother Ozala and 24-year-old father Oumbi. As well as being a joyous occasion for zoo staff and visitors, the birth is…

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Twycross Zoo co-founder, Nathalie Evans passes away aged 98

September 22, 2016

It is with sadness that Twycross Zoo announces that Miss Nathalie Evans, co-founder of the Zoo with Miss Molly Badham, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday 9 September 2016 aged 98 years. Miss Evans, together with Miss Badham, devoted her life to the founding and running of Twycross Zoo from 1963, only retiring…

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Participate in our Child Learning Study & get FREE child entry

September 1, 2016

Twycross Zoo is please to be continuing our partnership with the University of Birmingham on studying child behaviour this month, and there are FREE child tickets up for grabs!! This month, Eva Reindl from the Cognitive Development Research Team at the School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, is conducting research at Twycross Zoo. She is…

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