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Twycross Zoo is a registered charity (number 501841) which exists to support conservation, education and research.

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Published on 19th April 2016

Camping And Caravanning Club Roadshow 2016

To celebrate National Camping and Caravanning week, the Camping and Caravanning Club are touring up and down the UK with a pop-up campsite roadshow, and are starting that tour with us at Twycross Zoo on 30th May 2016.

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Published on 7th January 2015

Channel 5 Documentary: The Secrets Of The Tea Chimps To Air Next Week!

On Tuesday 13 January at 8pm, Channel 5 will air a one-off documentary all about the chimpanzees at Twycross Zoo who were part of the famous Brooke Bond television adverts promoting PG Tips tea bags that ran for nearly twenty years from the 1960s to 1980s.

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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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