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Capybara babies born at Belfast Zoo
01 Aug 2018
We are celebrating the arrival of two more capybara babies.
The latest arrival was born to mother, Ariel and father, Aurthur on 28 May 2018.
24 Jul 2018
The latest arrival was born to mother, Ariel and father, Aurthur on 28 May 2018.
New gates at Belfast Zoo
20 Jul 2018
Travel back in time to the Belfast Zoo of the 1940s, as featured in the movie, 'Zoo' (now showing in cinemas across Northern Ireland)!
Maximus
19 Jul 2018
Belfast Zoo is celebrating the birth of the world’s smallest deer, a Southern pudu!
Zoo Manager Alyn Cairns for quiet hour
16 Jul 2018
On Saturday 28 July 2018, Belfast Zoo will go ‘quiet’ once again!
Gentoo Penguin chicks
10 Jul 2018
We are celebrating the arrival of some ‘flippered’ friends as nine gentoo penguins have hatched!
Brian the lion with a young child at Belfast Zoo.
26 Jun 2018
On 30 June 2018 we will hold our first ever ‘sensory day’! This new event will allow visitors on the autism spectrum (or with other sensory requirements), their family and friends to enjoy a ‘zooper’ day out in a stress-free environment.
Asian elephant
18 Jun 2018
Belfast Zoo is due to hit the big screen on 29 June 2018 when ‘Zoo’ is released in cinemas across the UK and Ireland and to celebrate we are offering you the chance to win a ZOOPER prize!
We have recently launched a new accessible vehicle, which will be available for visitors to book throughout the summer.
18 Jun 2018
We have recently launched a new accessible vehicle, which will be available for visitors to book throughout the summer.
Capybara babies
15 Jun 2018
We would like to say a big thank you to Samantha Francey who helped us name our two newest little capybaras.
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