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Irish honeybees
15 Aug 2017
On Wednesday 2 August 2017, we welcomed the arrival of a colony of 2,000 Irish black honeybees.
Inclusive guide
03 Aug 2017
Following the success of our first quiet hour this July our team has developed a new inclusive visual guide for visitors to use when planning their visit.
Red squirrel
28 Jul 2017
We are celebrating another conservation success with the birth of five red squirrel kittens.
Crowned sifaka
21 Jul 2017
We are jumping for joy with the arrival of a crowned sifaka baby.
Yellow mongoose
14 Jul 2017
We have recently become home to a brother and sister pair of yellow mongoose.
Flamingo
10 Jul 2017
Forget Love Island this summer, our keepers have been busy matchmaking a flock of 41 flamingos.
Southern pudu
06 Jul 2017
Our zoo keepers have said ‘hello deer’ to the latest arrival as the world’s smallest deer, the Southern pudu, has given birth.
A porcupinea at Belfast Zoo
27 Jun 2017
Belfast Zoo has welcomed some prickly new arrivals, as eleven Cape porcupines arrived on 9 June 2017 and can now be seen in their new home!
Two baby lemurs
23 Jun 2017
We recently announced the birth of three baby white-belted ruffed lemurs and asked for your help to name them!
Gentoo penguin chick
15 Jun 2017
Our feathered friends are celebrating Father’s Day as nine gentoo penguin chicks have recently hatched.
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Date: 01 Dec 2018

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