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© Twycross Zoo – Snow Leopard Twins Born July 2017 (L. Ray) TZ (10)

Published on 1st July 2017

Snow leopard twins born at Twycross Zoo

We’re pleased to announce the latest additions to the Zoo – twin, female snow leopard cubs, born in April 2017.

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© Twycross Zoo – Kibra’s Baby Orangutan born 16th June 2017 (1)

Published on 22nd June 2017

Second Bornean Orangutan Born at Twycross Zoo

Visitors at Twycross Zoo had the unique chance to witness the birth of a critically endangered Bornean orangutan right in front of their eyes when experienced mother Kibriah went into labour at noon on Friday 16 June 2017.

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© Twycross Zoo Orangutan Baby TZ L Ray (6)

Published on 30th March 2017

Twycross Zoo celebrates the birth of critically endangered Bornean orangutan

Twycross Zoo is excited to welcome into the world a critically-endangered Bornean orangutan baby, third offspring to father Batu and mother Maliku.

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Published on 10th March 2017

Twycross Zoo CEO named Inspirational Woman of the Year 2017

The 20th East Midlands Chamber Enterprising Women Awards on Friday 3rd March 2017 have conferred a special accolade on Dr Sharon Redrobe, CEO of Twycross Zoo, who has been recognised among the most successful business women in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire as she was named the Inspirational Woman of the Year.

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Published on 9th March 2017

Mobile Phone Recycling Scheme at Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo launches a permanent recycling scheme for mobile phones to protect great apes in the wild.

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Published on 15th February 2017

Gibbons at Twycross Zoo celebrate first year in new home

Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire is celebrating the first anniversary since their opening of Gibbon Forest, an innovative habitat for its wide collection of gibbons.

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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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Easter Holidays: ONLY £11 Adult & £5.50 Child

Don’t miss an eggsellent value day out from 6th – 28th April 2019, AND be one of the first to meet our NEW ARRIVAL, Nandi the critically-endangered Eastern Black Rhino*


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