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In August we announced that our female Greater kudu Nakia gave birth to a healthy calf! Nakia hadn’t been at Colchester Zoo for very long and so she was pregnant before she arrived here with us. Nakia is a first-time mum...

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We would like to introduce you to Burdock a new male horse that joined our team in July! He came to us from World Horse Welfare, a rescue organisation in the UK. Since arriving he has been introduced to our other...

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Colchester Zoo is once again pleased to announce that we have been presented with not one but three Essex Mum 2018 awards! Once again, we are honoured to have been voted the winner of the Best Day Out: Outdoors award for...

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We are excited to announce that a female warthog has recently joined us here at Colchester Zoo! Meet Margo! She transferred here from the Nerthlands in August and has settled in nicely to her new home. Warthogs are one of the...

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sam, one of our male Humboldt penguins who passed away on the 11th September 2018. Sam was one of the first Humboldt penguins to successfully hatch here at Colchester Zoo...

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