Monthly Archives: March 2017

New Baby Orangutan

Twycross Zoo Orangutan Baby born 27th March 2017 - pic by steve weaver thumbn - Copy

Twycross Zoo celebrates the birth of critically endangered Bornean orangutan  Twycross Zoo is excited to welcome into the world a critically-endangered Bornean orangutan baby, third offspring to father Batu and mother Maliku. The new arrival is the first great ape baby to be born at the Leicestershire visitor attraction this year and an important part… Read more »

Twycross Zoo CEO named Inspirational Woman of the Year

Sharon Redrobe - Twycross Zoo CEO named Inspirational Woman of the Year 2017

Twycross Zoo CEO named Inspirational Woman of the Year The 20th East Midlands Chamber Enterprising Women Awards on Friday 3 March have conferred a special accolade on Dr Sharon Redrobe, CEO of Twycross Zoo, who has been recognised among the most successful business women in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire as she was named the Inspirational… Read more »

New Home for Elephants

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Elephants on the Move… Following a comprehensive review, Twycross Zoo has announced today (1st March 2017) that it will find a new home for its all-female herd of Asian elephants, which will allow the animals to breed and help ensure the long-term survival of this endangered species. Twycross Zoo is working in conjunction with European… Read more »