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Published on 20th March 2020

Twycross Zoo has closed its door to visitors

Following the latest Government recommendations, Twycross Zoo will be closing its door to visitors from immediate effect until further notice.

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Published on 3rd March 2020

“Freedom has his freedom” The first gorilla return in Cameroon’s history

It's World Wildlife Day and we are going APE about our joint conservation success with Ape Action Africa.

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Toddler activities at Twycross Zoo

Published on 2nd March 2020

5 tips for a ROARsome toddler day out this March!

Weather it’s raining or glorious sunshine, our indoor and outdoor toddler activities are perfect for a fun family day out! PLUS our Adult & Toddler Offer is back this March 2020!

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Mobile phones

Published on 18th February 2020

Dial up a brighter future with Twycross Zoo

We have recently undertaken a survey to demonstrate the impact mobile phones are having on the planet and particularly one of its endangered species – the bonobo.

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Bonobo Mom and Baby

Published on 14th February 2020

Bonobos pile on the PDA this Valentine’s Day

Known for their caring and affectionate nature, our troop of naturally loving bonobos have been celebrating World Bonobo Day and the ultimate day of love.

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Lola Ya Bonobo

Published on 10th February 2020

Answer our call for mobile phones this February half term

Families looking to meet, help and support conservation all over the world during February Half Term should bring any unwanted mobile phones with them on their visit!

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Published on 31st January 2020

Twycross Zoo’s frank call on why bonobos are endangered

Twycross Zoo pleas for parents to think of all options before buying a mobile phone for their child due to the devastating impact on the habitat of wild bonobos, one of the four great apes.

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OUMBI Gorilla Chris Simpson (3)

Published on 7th January 2020

Lope the gorilla celebrates his 7th birthday, but little brother steals the show!

We've had our first celebration of 2020 as our ape keepers threw a seventh birthday party for Lope, a critically-endangered Western lowland gorilla - however younger brother Shufai managed to steal the limelight!

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