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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".
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.
Deputy Lord Mayor at Dreamnight
01 Oct 2018
Belfast Zoo opened its doors on the evening of Friday 14 September for Dreamnight!
Belfast Zoo
18 Sep 2018
Belfast Zoo will be closed on Wednesday 19 September 2018 due to the weather conditions caused by Storm Ali.
Creatures and Critters
22 Aug 2018
Slither over this bank holiday weekend (25 to 27 August 2018) and join in the fun at our reptile and amphibian-themed ‘creatures and critters’ event.
Lily the Lion gives birth in new home
08 Aug 2018
Our famous lion, Lily, has recently welcomed another cub in her new home in Olomouc Zoo.
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