Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
Oscar is our winner!
Oscar O'Connor suggested the perfect name for our red squirrel - Tiveragh or Tivi for short!
Find out more about our red squirrel naming competition winner
Share your memories
Many of our visitors have happy memories of visiting the zoo and we want you to share these with us!
Read more about memory lane
Looking for an animal or species?
Click on the first letter of its name to find out more.
We're home to one of Northern Ireland's most iconic native species, the red squirrel. Taisie, Shesk and Oisin arrived at Belfast Zoo in 2012 and have moved into red squirrel nook, a new interactive and educational exhibit. They will form the first NI breeding project for this species.
What we're doing to help animals in danger.
Discover how we care for our animals
How you can help protect endangered species