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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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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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Published on 24th April 2020

Twycross Zoo gives thanks to local NHS hospitals with the arrival of a newborn antelope

During these uncertain times, leading conservation charity, Twycross Zoo, has welcomed the arrival of a male Kirk’s Dik-Dik, and the Midlands zoo is asking for its local communities to name the new arrival!

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Published on 24th April 2020

Twycross Zoo calls for supporters to put the FUN in fundraising from home

Since Twycross Zoo launched its donations appeal it has seen its supporters walking, running, and even shaving their heads to raise funds to show their support.

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Published on 13th April 2020

Twycross Zoo’s launches vital fundraising to protect its future

Midlands conservation charity, Twycross Zoo, has launched an appeal for donations and is calling on help from its loyal communities to raise funds to celebrate its 57 year past and protect its future.

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Published on 20th March 2020

Twycross Zoo has closed its door to visitors

Following the latest Government recommendations, Twycross Zoo will be closing its door to visitors from immediate effect until further notice.

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Published on 3rd March 2020

“Freedom has his freedom” The first gorilla return in Cameroon’s history

It's World Wildlife Day and we are going APE about our joint conservation success with Ape Action Africa.

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