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Published on 22nd September 2016

Twycross Zoo Co-Founder Nathalie Evans Passes Away Aged 98

It is with sadness that Twycross Zoo announces that Miss Nathalie Evans, co-founder of the Zoo with Miss Molly Badham, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday 9 September 2016 aged 98 years.

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Published on 9th September 2016

Conservation Talk: The Bonobo The Forgotten Ape

Despite being our closest living relatives, there is very little known or understood about the Bonobos compared to their sister species, the Chimpanzee.

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Published on 7th September 2016

FREE Entry For Grandchildren On Grandparents Day!

To mark Grandparents Day on Sunday 11th September 2016, we are delighted to be able to offer FREE ADMISSION to each Grandchild accompanied by a Grandparent.

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Published on 3rd August 2016

Twycross Zoo Delighted To Announce The Birth Of Rare Amur Leopard Cubs

Twycross Zoo are absolutely delighted to announce the birth of two of the world’s rarest big cats – the Amur leopard.

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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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February Half Term Savings!

BOOK zoo tickets NOW for only £11 per adult & £5.50 per child admission tickets on visits from Saturday 16th – Sunday 24th February 2019!

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£11/£5.50 includes voluntary gift aid donation. Entry excluding gift aid donation is £10/£5.

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  • 364 days of FREE Twycross Zoo entry (excludes Christmas Day)
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  • 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
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