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death's head cockroach
11 Jul 2019
The zoo has unveiled five new species of invertebrate to ‘bug out’ about, including the Brazilian salmon pink bird-eating spider, Honduran curly haired tarantula, emperor scorpion, giant African millipede and death’s head cockroach.
opening hours
11 Jul 2019
We are open over the bank holiday weekend as normal from 10am-6pm (last admissions 5pm).
penguin
09 Jul 2019
It has been a busy summer so far for Belfast Zoo with bundles of new animals making an appearance.
ape
08 Jul 2019
We recently had visitors from Carnmoney Ladies FC donating their last season’s footballs to Belfast Zoo for animal enrichment and upcycling.
giraffe
28 Jun 2019
Is Belfast Zoo’s adorable baby giraffe’s name.
baby giraffe
27 Jun 2019
Belfast Zoo’s latest addition, the Rothschild’s giraffe calf, will be taking his first steps outside soon!
Popcorn and Peanut, our little flamingo chicks
14 Jun 2019
Do you remember our little flamingo chicks Popcorn and Peanut?
Dreamnight
14 Jun 2019
On 7 June 2019, Belfast Zoo opened its doors for the 15th annual Dreamnight charity event.
praire dogs
11 Jun 2019
Our latest litter of prairie dogs has brought a huge “pup”ulation boom to the colony, it is estimated that there has been around 17 prairie dog pups born.
lemur and camera
10 Jun 2019
Belfast Zoo is delighted to offer a number of photography workshops in partnership with Jessops Academy.
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Wildlife Wonderland...

Date: 14 Dec 2019 - 15 Dec 2019

Hop on your sleigh and visit us this Christmas for a unique festive experience!...