Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

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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 25th August 2020

Soft Play now open with new Covid-19 regulations

We are pleased to let you know that our Soft Play Jungle has now re-opened with NEW regulations in place to ensure you and your little ones enjoy a safe experience at Twycross Zoo. 

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See orang utans this Mother's Day at Twycross Zoo

Published on 10th August 2020

It’s official! Our ‘orang utan characteristics’ helped us through lockdown!

The Covid-19 pandemic put the world on hold for three months, and for many of us Brits we were unsure what to do with our time. If only we were all just a little more like orang utans, maybe the lockdown wouldn’t have been so hard - right?

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Published on 30th July 2020

Professor Alice Roberts backs Twycross Zoo in emotional plea of support

Professor Alice Roberts, writer, broadcaster and Patron of Twycross Zoo pledges her support for Twycross Zoo’s Summer of Survival campaign in an emotional video capturing why the conservation charity needs public support now more than ever.

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Published on 29th July 2020

Twycross Zoo looks back on a ROARsome first year of Tigers!

Ahead of International Tiger Day, we've been looking back over the last 12 months to mark the one year anniversary of the arrival of two critically-endangered Sumatran tigers, Jahly and Sialang.

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Bush Dog

Published on 9th July 2020

Japura the Bush Dog – July’s Featured Animal

Get an insight into some of our expert Veterinary and Keeper teams work.

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Published on 25th June 2020

Twycross Zoo CEO, Dr Sharon Redrobe OBE, warns MPs of a UK animal welfare crisis without government funding in powerful speech at the Zoos and Aquariums all party parliamentary group

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Published on 29th May 2020

We looking forward to welcoming you back to Twycross Zoo soon!

Lockdown has been an unusual time and our gates have now been shut for over 2 months (67 days). As a conservation charity, which only makes income from our visitors, this has meant some difficult months for us.

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Chimp Eden

Published on 26th May 2020

Twycross Zoo reaches 57 year birthday with an uncertain future ahead

Today (26th May) marks 57 years since Twycross Zoo opened its gates to the public in 1963 and since its first day the midlands zoo has welcomed over 30 million visitors.

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