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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.

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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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Our 4 smooth-coated otter pups are continuing to grow and are becoming more confident within our otter family. They enjoy spending their time in the water and playing with their other family members. We confirmed back in July that our otter...

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On the 10th July, we announced that our female Kirk Dik Dik Daenerys gave birth to a single calf!  We can now confirm that our young calf is male and his keepers have since named him Davos. The dik-dik is one...

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Colchester Zoo Access on Sunday 9th September 2018 Road Closures On the 9th September roads surrounding Colchester Zoo will be closed for the Colchester Stampede Half marathon however please be assured that the zoo will still be accessible for visitors. Between 9.00am...

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We are excited to announce that at the end of July 2018 we welcomed 5 rock hyrax pups! The new arrivals were born to our two females Helga and Hazel just a few days apart! Since their arrival the pups have...

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