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Adventurers' learning centre

Calling all ADVENTURERS!

18 July 2014

Work has started on the latest addition to Belfast Zoo - the Adventurers' learning centre!

Photograph of a red squirrel, courtesy of Daniel McAfee.

Belfast Zoo ‘goes nuts’ for latest arrivals!

18 July 2014

We are ‘going nuts’ over the latest arrivals to the family; two red squirrel kittens.

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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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