Belfast Zoo will be closed from Monday 21 January to Friday 25 January 2019 and from Monday 28 January to Friday 1 February 2019.
Keepers at Belfast Zoological Gardens have been busy this January, performing their annual stock take of animals. This includes a head count of over 600 animals and more than 120 different species!
Many children dream of becoming a zoo keeper when they grow up, and now Belfast Zoo is offering the chance for young animal lovers to try out their career aspirations with a new ‘junior keeper for a day’ experience.
Santa Claus isn’t the only man in red to arrive this Christmas, as Belfast Zoo is celebrating the birth of a little red titi monkey!
Zoo keeper, Geraldine Murphy, has had her hands full over the last few weeks as she has been hand-rearing the first ever Chilean flamingos to hatch at Belfast Zoo!
Belfast Zoo is celebrating the birth of endangered twin red panda cubs!
1 October - 31 March
Monday to Sunday
10am - 4pm
Last admission is 2.30pm
Animal houses closes: 3.30pm
Zoovenir shop closes: 4pm
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