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News and events

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Phoenix the red panda at Belfast Zoo.

Phoenix starts her journey to Finland!

1 October 2015

Belfast Zoo born red panda, Phoenix, has started the journey to her new home at Ähtäri Zoo, in Finland, as part of the collaborative and global breeding programme for the species.

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Even more #ZOOPERsurprises for Belfast Zoo visitors

22 September 2015

To celebrate the last weekend of summer opening times, Belfast Zoo is offering some very special #ZOOPERsurprises for visitors.

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01 October 2015
Santa tickets ON SALE

31 October 2015
Boo at the zoo

12, 13, 19, 20 and 21 December 2015
Christmas at the zoo

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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