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News and events

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The Lord Mayor of Belfast celebrates Tina's 50th birthday at Belfast Zoo.

Lord Mayor wishes Belfast’s largest resident an ‘ELE-fantastic’ 50th birthday!

02 July 2014

The Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Nichola Mallon, made a very special visit to Belfast Zoo today to wish Belfast’s largest resident, Tina the elephant, a happy 50th birthday!

A Southern pudu fawn at Belfast Zoo.

Meet Poco the pudu!

24 June 2014

The latest member of the Belfast Zoo family is Poco the Southern pudu, who was born on 19 May 2014.

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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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