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red panda
22 Nov 2018
Belfast Zoo is celebrating the birth of endangered twin red panda cubs!
wolf
19 Nov 2018
Belfast Zoo has recently welcomed a female maned wolf from Plock Zoo in Poland. Wendy was born on 17 December 2017 and arrived in Belfast on 20 October 2018. She will soon join Belfast’s male maned wolf, Logan!
Dino News
18 Nov 2018
Belfast Zoo has a ‘ZOO-RASSIC DINO DEAL’ for all of their visitors this November, to celebrate the arrival of the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, Dippy, to the Ulster Museum!
Penguin Presents
16 Nov 2018
P-P-Pick up a ‘zooper’ gift that they will never forget with a bit of help from Belfast Zoo!
Belfast Zoo squirrels
14 Nov 2018
We are delighted to announce that Belfast Zoo’s red squirrels will feature in an upcoming episode of the new BBC Northern Ireland series “The Chronicles of Mourne".
Flamingos
13 Nov 2018
Zoo keeper, Geraldine Murphy, has had her hands full over the last few weeks as she has been hand-rearing the first ever Chilean flamingos to hatch at Belfast Zoo!
Award for Linda
09 Nov 2018
Belfast Zoo’s senior keeper, Linda Frew, recently won the ‘best 10 minute presentation’ award for her presentation on crate training Belfast Zoo’s Temminck’s golden cat.
Kabus and Kinabalu
06 Nov 2018
Belfast Zoo has said a fond farewell to Sumatran tigers, Kabus and Kinabalu, who have moved to new homes as part of a European Endangered Species breeding programme.
Red panda
23 Oct 2018
The winners of our annual photographic competition have now been announced.
Two red squirrels from Belfast Zoo have been released into Montalto Estate, in Ballynahinch
10 Oct 2018
Two red squirrels from Belfast Zoo have been released into Montalto Estate, in Ballynahinch, in a bid to boost numbers of this endangered mammal in County Down.
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Could you be our next big wi...

Date: 22 Apr 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

Get ready to ‘zoom’ in and get those amazing snaps for our annual photography competi...

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Love your zoo...

Date: 25 May 2019 - 27 May 2019

Swing by with your little monkeys to celebrate your local zoo and have a ZOOPER day o...

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Quiet Hour...

Date: 27 May 2019

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Love your zoo...

Date: 01 Jun 2019 - 02 Jun 2019

Swing by with your little monkeys to celebrate your local zoo and have a ZOOPER day o...

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Dreamnight at Belfast Zoo 20...

Date: 07 Jun 2019

Dreamnight at the zoo is a special charity event that is held globally and hosted by ...

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Quiet Hour...

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Shhhh! Visitors on the autism spectrum and those with sensory requirements can enjoy ...