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ZOO NEWS

There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.

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In June we welcomed a female red panda cub! Mum Liwei has been very attentive over the last few months and dad An An had been checking on mum and baby regularly. Since then our keepers have chosen a name 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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On the 16th June we saw the birth of a Blue duiker calf. Mum Jasmine has been very attentive to the new calf over the last few months and is healthy and strong. We can now confirm that our calf is...

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We are extremely excited to announce that we have welcomed a pair of crowned lemurs for the very first time here at Colchester Zoo! Our female Triskie, who is a light grey colour arrived on the 23rd July, quickly followed by...

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