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Published on 17th January 2018

Elephant Profiles

Discover more about our elephants ahead of their move – Minbu, Tara, Noorjahan and Esha. All have very different characters just like us!

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Published on 15th January 2018

Twycross Zoo Welcomes Madame Butterfly

We spent the weekend in a flutter as we welcomed the UK’s very own butterfly whisperer, six-year-old Rebecca Bailey.

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Jack & parents - Vicugna Family

Published on 13th December 2017

Snowy surprise: vicugna baby, named Jack Frost, born at Twycross Zoo!

Christmas has come early for Twycross Zoo, which is delighted to announce the birth of Jack Frost, a male vicugna.

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The elephants  at Twycross Zoo.Photographs: Lucy Ray/Twycross Zoo

Published on 25th November 2017

Twycross Zoo elephants are moving two-by-two to Blackpool Zoo

After careful consideration and discussions with elephant experts, the EEP and Eaza, we are pleased to announce that our all-female herd of Asian elephants – Minbu, Noorjahan, Tara and Esha – will move two-by-two to Blackpool Zoo by Spring 2018.

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Michie's Tufted Deer

Published on 21st August 2017

Twycross Zoo welcomes Michie’s tufted deer into the world

Twycross Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a male Michie’s tufted deer. Born on 13 July 2017, this is the first offspring for parents Fatima and Mitch.

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© Twycross Zoo – Snow Leopard Twins Born July 2017 (L. Ray) TZ (10)

Published on 1st July 2017

Snow leopard twins born at Twycross Zoo

We’re pleased to announce the latest additions to the Zoo – twin, female snow leopard cubs, born in April 2017.

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© Twycross Zoo – Kibra’s Baby Orangutan born 16th June 2017 (1)

Published on 22nd June 2017

Second Bornean Orangutan Born at Twycross Zoo

Visitors at Twycross Zoo had the unique chance to witness the birth of a critically endangered Bornean orangutan right in front of their eyes when experienced mother Kibriah went into labour at noon on Friday 16 June 2017.

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© Twycross Zoo Orangutan Baby TZ L Ray (6)

Published on 30th March 2017

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.

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