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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On the morning of the 2nd May we said goodbye to our white rhino Mabaso who has now moved to Flamingo Land to join a new crash. Mabaso was born at Colchester Zoo in July 2014 and at nearly 3 years...

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Kifaru our young male rhino has been busy getting to know his neighbours! Having previously met the rest of our rhino crash keepers felt Kifaru was ready to meet some of the other African species which share his home and so...

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After arriving at Colchester Zoo on the 27th January 2017 our two Southern Tamanduas have been spending more and more time together and as the weather continues to warm up they have also been exploring their outside area! Our male, named Oreo...

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On the 20th April a male aardvark named Afer arrived at Colchester Zoo from Belgium! It is hoped that Afer will become our new breeding male and live with our existing two females OQ and Puq. Afer joined us just a...

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Our twins have been named!  Introducing: Loki and Thor – twin boys born to mum BowRogue and Logan – 1 girl and 1 boy born to mum GretchenAnd last but not least and thank you for all of your suggestions which...


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