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News and events

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Kamili with her newborn baby.

Belfast Zoo welcomes second baby gorilla!

16 April 2014

This mother’s day was a very special day at Belfast Zoo for Kamili, the Western lowland gorilla, as she welcomed a little bundle of joy on Sunday 30 March 2014.

African pygmy goat kid that was born at Belfast Zoo, in April 2014.

Easter arrivals at Belfast Zoo!

21 April 2014

It’s Easter, spring has finally arrived and with it, a number of new arrivals at Belfast Zoo!

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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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