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News and events

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Lea the striped hyaena.

Belfast Zoo says ‘HI’ to a hyaena!

22 May 2015

Belfast Zoo’s latest arrival is earning its stripes as the Cave Hill site is now home to a female striped hyaena, named Lea!

Costa and Pepe in their new home at Belfast Zoo!

Come and have a ‘nosey’ at Costa and Pepe!

15 May 2015

Why not come along this weekend and have a ‘nosey’ at Costa and Pepe, the white-nosed coatis?

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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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