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New adventures in future at Belfast Zoo

15 August 2014

Young visitors can look forward to an exciting new adventure as work gets underway at Belfast Zoo to create an interactive, animal-themed playground.

One of Belfast Zoo's meerkat babies.

Meet the newest members of the MOB!

15 August 2014

Belfast Zoo’s latest arrivals are ‘beyond compare’ as three baby meerkats have joined the mob!

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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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