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Michie's Tufted Deer

Published on 21st August 2017

Twycross Zoo welcomes Michie’s tufted deer into the world

Twycross Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a male Michie’s tufted deer. Born on 13 July 2017, this is the first offspring for parents Fatima and Mitch.

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Published on 16th August 2017

Red Heads Go Free To Twycross Zoo On World Orangutan Day

Red hair is a rare and wonderful thing and so are orangutans. That is why, to mark World Orangutan Day on Saturday 19 August, Twycross Zoo will be open for free to any person with red hair, be it natural, dyed or a wig.

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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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Mobile phones

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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