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Published on 20th December 2018

Palm Oil: Are your Christmas essentials sustainable?

You may have heard a lot about palm oil in the news recently - but what is it, why is it important and where can you find it?

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Published on 18th December 2018

Twycross Zoo remembers its founders with blue plaques

The legacy of Twycross Zoo founders, Molly Badham MBE and Nathalie Evans, lives on 55 years after it all began, as we recognised their contribution welcoming special guests to the unveiling of their blue plaques.

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Published on 15th November 2018

Twycross Zoo awarded with WAZA Nature Connect Grant

Running in parallel with Ape Action Africa, Twycross Zoo has been running a unique five week programme for local families called TZ Family Tree; together we grow.
Find out how you can get involved to save our native habitats...

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The elephants  at Twycross Zoo.Photographs: Lucy Ray/Twycross Zoo

Published on 1st September 2018

A r-ele big achievement for Team TZ!

Every month the Twycross Zoo Veterinary Team nominate an animal for an achievement award for bravery. The winners for September 2018 is Esha & Noorjahan the Asian elephants...

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Published on 15th August 2018

Top 10 things to do at Twycross Zoo

With so much to see and do here at the zoo, here's our top picks for the ultimate day out this summer for all the family.

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MOLLY Orang utan

Published on 14th August 2018

Red heads Go FREE on World Orang utan Day 2018!

Attention red heads – Twycross Zoo is inviting anyone with the striking-coloured hair to come and enjoy everything the award-winning conservation charity has to offer, for free!

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Published on 8th August 2018

Flying high with The Big Butterfly Count

We’re big supporters of The Big Butterfly Count here at Twycross Zoo and took part this year with help from our education rangers along with children from the summer holiday zoo club.

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Black and White Ruffed Lemur

Published on 31st July 2018

Caggy is back on track with help from University of Nottingham

Every month the Twycross Zoo Veterinary Team nominate an animal for an achievement award for bravery. The winner for July 2018 is Caggy the Black-and-White Ruffed lemur...

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Download the NEW Twycross Zoo App!

Make your mark on sustainability and download our app today, taking advantage of our paperless map!

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Become a TZ Member & SAVE!

  • 364 days of FREE Twycross Zoo entry (excludes Christmas Day)
  • 10% OFF Twycross Zoo entry for accompanying friends and family
  • FREE or discounts on Twycross Zoo events
  • Discounts on Safari Cars
  • FREE* access or discounts on indoor soft play
  • 10% discount in the Twycross Zoo Gift Shop
  • FREE entry to partner zoos across the UK and Ireland per Membership year

T&Cs Apply. Find out more