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Hedgehog
05 May 2017
Hedgehog Awareness Week seems like the perfect time for our latest announcement.
Vixen the Red Panda
03 May 2017
Botanic Gardens and Fleming Fulton School’s P5 class have extended a warm welcome to Belfast Zoo’s newest resident, Vixen, the female red panda.
Birthdays at the zoo
28 Apr 2017
If the stress of party planning and entertaining a group of ‘little monkeys’ is driving you ‘wild’, then look no further.
A good little fellow hops out at Belfast Zoo this Easter
21 Apr 2017
It’s not just the Easter bunny that Belfast Zoo staff have spotted this Easter.
Our new reptile and amphibian house is now open.
13 Apr 2017
Visitors can slither over to Belfast Zoo this Easter to visit the newly renovated and extended reptile and amphibian house, which is now home to more than fifteen new species.
Volunteers
16 Mar 2017
Just in time for St Patrick’s Day, Belfast Zoo welcomed more than 40 ‘saintly’ volunteers.
World Host
13 Mar 2017
Belfast Zoo is one of Northern Ireland’s oldest and most popular visitor attractions and we have achieved this through our visitor-inspired ethos.
Belfast zoo competition
08 Mar 2017
Celebrate the release of the epic adventure Kong - Skull Island movie.
Goodfellow’s tree kangaroo and curators
06 Feb 2017
Today we welcomed James Andrews, assistant team manager of the twilight team from Chester Zoo.
Memorial presentation for William Brown
05 Dec 2016
On 17 September 2016 the Friends of the Zoo held a memorial service at Belfast Zoo in memory of chairman, William Brown.
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Dreamnight
Dreamnight...

Date: 01 Jun 2018

Dreams will come true at our 14th annual Dreamnight at the Zoo event!...

Sensory day
Sensory day...

Date: 30 Jun 2018

We are proud to be a family-friendly visitor attraction and we are committed to makin...

Adopters’ Day
Adopters’ Day...

Date: 18 Aug 2018

Animal adopters are invited to our exclusive animal adopter’s day which takes place e...

Boo at the zoo
Boo at the zoo...

Date: 27 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018

Dust the cobwebs off your favourite costume and jump on your broomstick to Belfast Zo...

Wildlife Wonderland
Wildlife Wonderland...

Date: 01 Dec 2018

We are preparing for a different kind of arrival this festive season, as Santa Claus ...