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Upcoming events

Close of the 33rd annual photographic competition

16 September 2016

snap factor

Have you got the snap factor?

Don't forget to submit your entries. All submissions must be received by 4pm.

Cash prizes for the best entries.

For more information, competition rules and an entry form, visit

For more information, call us on 028 9077 6277 or email

Our animals

Belfast Zoo is home to over 1,000 animals and more than 150 different species.

The majority of our animals are in danger in their natural habitat.

About the zoo

Belfast Zoo opened in 1934 and is one of Northern Ireland's top attractions.

It receives more than 300,000 visitors a year.


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