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2016: A year of accolades and success

giraffe4 - Copy Twycross Zoo takes key steps to become one of UK’s leading visitor attractions Twycross Zoo has many reasons to celebrate the start of 2017 as the visitor attraction looks back on an extraordinarily successful year. The past twelve months have seen an unprecedented number of important animal births, many new developments at the 88-acre site…
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Penguin Awareness Weekend

marlin-penguin-amy-haycock-2 Penguin Awareness Weekend Friday 20 – Sunday 22 January 2017, 10am – 5pm. Access to the Zoo (10am – 5pm), with added arts and crafts activities and games throughout the day (drop in/drop out activities), including.. Snowball cup game, Which penguin am I? Paper Cup Penguins, ...and more… Also… Watch our penguin feeding and educational talk…
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Retail Therapy…..Christmas Gift Shopping

Sophie Allport Gifts Find the perfect gift for the animal lover in your life with our amazing online shop! This Christmas take a trip online or in-store, to explore our fantastic Christmas gift range. We have taken inspiration from visitors of all ages, resulting in what can only be described as a selection of gifts and souvenirs you…
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Exclusive to members: Pop Badges

feature-image TZ badges are Pop Badges made available EXCLUSIVELY to our members during various events and other promotions throughout 2017 The badges will be given out to our valued members throughout special events held at the Zoo, whether it be our Ele-celebrations weekend, Summer Sundown live music nights or even to celebrate important days in the…
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Zoo says Goodbye to Tonzi the Asian Elephant

tonzi-asian-elephant-at-twycross-zoo_credit-phillipa-dobbs-01 Tonzi the Asian elephant passes away Twycross Zoo is extremely sad to announce today (Friday 2 December) that our much loved Asian elephant Tonzi has died.   Tonzi had severe arthritis, and despite intensive veterinary care, her condition was continuing to deteriorate, impacting her quality of life and health.  All possible methods of treatment were…
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Join the ‘Zoo Club’ fun this half term

Image 1 Zoo Club – 8-14 years – £85 per person per week/£20 per person per day (Activities) Have you ever wondered what to do during half term week? Have you ever wanted to know more about the amazing and endangered animals here at Twycross Zoo? Well we may be able to help...... Why not join us…
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Howl for Halloween

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Join us between 22nd October – 31st October for 10 days of spooky fun at Twycross Zoo. Get into the spirit of things by dressing up and you will be able to pay a special admission price on the gate. All adults in costume can get in for £13 and all children in costume get…
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Amur Leopard Cubs named

Amur Leopards Named 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

IMG_9149(1) 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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