In April Colchester Zoo welcomed two young vulture chicks and it was later confirmed we have welcomed one male and one female! For the second year in a row our original breeding couples swapped with Gomez & Hyde welcoming a female...
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There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.
New resident welcomed to Colchester Zoo
On the 16th March Colchester Zoo welcomed a new arrival from Thoiry Zoo in France; a 9 year old male wolf called Kera. When Kera first arrived he was introduced to his new home whilst resident male wolf Dakota was moved...
Introducing Binks, Corellia, Solo and Leia!
Our four young ring-tailed lemurs who were born between March and May have now been sexed and named by their keepers who appear to have chosen a Star Wars theme for our youngsters! Solo is a young male whilst Binks, Corellia and...
Lorikeet chicks hatch out in time for Easter!
Colchester Zoo has welcomed a number of rainbow lorikeet chicks in recent weeks! Hatching at the end of February we now have 5 young birds that are all doing well as they begin to lose their fluffy grey feathers and gain...
The thud of tiny rhino feet are to be heard at Colchester Zoo once again!
We are happy to announce the exciting news that our female white rhino Emily has once again conceived naturally after breeding with Otto, our male rhino. This is fantastic news for their species which continue to face an ever-growing poaching crisis....
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