Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
Get snapping for our photo competition. We have a new category - best historical picture - where you can enter pictures taken throughout our 80 year history!
Find out more about Zoo photo competition
We are celebrating the zoo's 80th anniversary throughout 2014.
Read more about Belfast Zoo's history
Looking for an animal or species?
Click on the first letter of its name to find out more.
We welcomed our first gorilla baby in 16 years in August 2013. You voted in your hundreds to name the baby Baako, which means first born child. Baako is considered a miracle baby as when his father's fertility was tested, the results were less than promising!
What we're doing to help animals in danger.
Discover how we care for our animals
How you can help protect endangered species