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Adventurers' Learning Centre schools' competition.

Adventurers' competition for primary schools

20 February 2015

Belfast Zoo will officially open the Adventurers’ Learning Centre on 25 March 2015 and you can WIN the chance for your class to come along and join in the fun!

Pancho the giant anteater inspecting his Valentine's treat!

Wild thing, you make my heart sing!

13 February 2015

Love is in the air at Belfast Zoological Gardens, this Valentine’s Day. From getting the nursery ready for penguins to finding a date for a lonely anteater, it’s a busy time for the Belfast Zoo team.

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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.

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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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