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News and events

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Lucky the emperor tamarin and parent at Belfast Zoo.

Lucky new arrival is ready for Movember!

10 November 2014

Movember is in full swing at Belfast Zoo with the arrival of an emperor tamarin!

Jaya the Goodfellow's tree kangaroo with a joey in her pouch, at Belfast Zoo.

UK first as Belfast Zoo welcomes a ‘good little fellow’!

24 October 2014

It’s a UK first for Belfast Zoological Gardens as a Goodfellow’s tree kangaroo has been born!

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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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