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Published on 20th October 2014

Twycross Zoo Veterinarians Probe Ape Heart Disease

As part of an international research project into ape heart disease, vets here at Twycross Zoo are the first to have recorded an electrocardiogram (ECG) trace in a chimpanzee without the need for general anaesthesia.

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Published on 12th April 2013

Zoo Welcomes Bouncing Baby Bonobo!

Twycross Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of an endangered bonobo! In the early hours of Wednesday 20th February 2013, 23 year old Banya gave birth to healthy baby boy after an eight and a half month pregnancy.

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