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Belfast Zoo
05 Aug 2015
Located on the side of Cave Hill, Belfast Zoo is naturally hilly, the terrain can be difficult for disabled visitors, people with reduced mobility or visitors with pushchairs.
Barbary lion
05 Aug 2015
We are sad to announce the recent death of Charlie the Barbary lion.
Baby gentoo penguin
17 Jul 2015
Three gentoo penguin chicks are delighting Belfast Zoo visitors this summer!
Prairie dog pups
06 Jul 2015
While the United States of America celebrated Independence Day over the weekend, Belfast Zoo celebrated an American success of an altogether different variety. The zoo team has recently welcomed five black-tailed !
California sea lion pup.
02 Jul 2015
The summer holidays have arrived with a ‘splash’ and so has Belfast Zoo’s latest arrival! The zoo team has recently celebrated the birth of a California sea lion pup.
Female striped hyaena
22 May 2015
Belfast Zoo’s latest arrival is earning its stripes as the Cave Hill site is now home to a female striped hyaena, named Lea! Lea arrived on Wednesday 1 April from Africa Alive, in Suffolk.
White-nosed coatis
15 May 2015
Why not come along this weekend and have a ‘nosey’ at Costa and Pepe, the white-nosed coatis?
White-belted ruffed lemur
08 May 2015
Belfast Zoo is celebrating the arrival of three white-belted ruffed lemurs! The bouncy new arrivals were born at the start of April to mother, Mianta and father, Wakka.
Barbary lion
07 May 2015
Belfast Zoo is in the spotlight, as Pick TV is currently airing a documentary about the zoo which was filmed in 2005.
Irwin's Bakery
22 Apr 2015
We have teamed up with Irwin's Bakery to offer local families the chance to win a VIP experience.
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