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Exclusive to members: Pop Badges

feature-image TZ badges are Pop Badges made available EXCLUSIVELY to our members during various events and other promotions throughout 2017 The badges will be given out to our valued members throughout special events held at the Zoo, whether it be our Ele-celebrations weekend, Summer Sundown live music nights or even to celebrate important days in the…
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Retail Therapy…..Christmas Gift Shopping

Sophie Allport Gifts Find the perfect gift for the animal lover in your life with our amazing online shop! This Christmas take a trip online or in-store, to explore our fantastic Christmas gift range. We have taken inspiration from visitors of all ages, resulting in what can only be described as a selection of gifts and souvenirs you…
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Zoo says Goodbye to Tonzi the Asian Elephant

tonzi-asian-elephant-at-twycross-zoo_credit-phillipa-dobbs-01 Tonzi the Asian elephant passes away Twycross Zoo is extremely sad to announce today (Friday 2 December) that our much loved Asian elephant Tonzi has died.   Tonzi had severe arthritis, and despite intensive veterinary care, her condition was continuing to deteriorate, impacting her quality of life and health.  All possible methods of treatment were…
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Half Term Fun: Zoo Club – Feb 2017

Image 1 Zoo Club – February Half Term 2017 Keep the kids busy this half term... Each week we have handfuls of engaging and exciting activities planned, all themed around animals, wildlife, nature and zoos for your children to get involved in, and so they can find out more about the amazing and endangered animals here at Twycross…
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Howl for Halloween

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Join us between 22nd October – 31st October for 10 days of spooky fun at Twycross Zoo. Get into the spirit of things by dressing up and you will be able to pay a special admission price on the gate. All adults in costume can get in for £13 and all children in costume get…
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Amur Leopard Cubs named

Amur Leopards Named Thank you to everyone who took part in our Amur Leopard Cub naming competition. Thousands of you got involved and chose your favourites, and after receiving a whopping number of votes, the competition has now drawn to a close. We are happy to announce that our beautiful female Amur leopard cubs have been named, Kira…
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Critically endangered gorilla born at Twycross Zoo

IMG_9149(1) Twycross Zoo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla).  The baby, who has yet to be named, was born on 24 September and is the third baby for 22-year-old mother Ozala and 24-year-old father Oumbi. As well as being a joyous occasion for zoo staff and visitors, the birth is…
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