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Children having their faces paintedThere are lots of ways you can show your support for Belfast Zoo.

These include:

Assisting the zoo in this way helps us to care for our animals and continue our important conservation work.

The growth in human population and changes to the environment means the danger to animals is even greater than before.

Zoos like ours help to keep animals safe and free from these threats.

The zoo currently takes part in 94 global breeding programmes which help to protect these species.

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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