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News and events

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The Lord Mayor, Councillor Nichola Mallon and Shay Wong from St Oliver Plunkett Primary School.

Adventurers’ playground opens at Zoo!

25 March 2015

Today saw the grand opening of our new Adventurers' Learning Centre!

The Goodfellow's tree kangaroo joey has been named 'Yingwie'.

It’s a GIRL for Jaya and Hasu-Hasu!

05 March 2015

In October 2014, Belfast Zoo announced the arrival of a Goodfellow’s tree kangaroo, the first to be born in the UK and Ireland. Find out what we have named this bouncing bundle of joy!

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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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