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Love your Zoo
23 May 2018
We are encouraging visitors to ‘Love Your Zoo’ this Bank Holiday weekend with a range of family fun activities taking place including craft-making, face-painting, keeper talks and daily feeding times.
Children watch the giraffes
18 May 2018
We have launched a new and innovative education programme to inspire future generations of children to discover the world around us and to become champions for wildlife conservation.
Capybara babies born in Belfast Zoo
02 May 2018
We recently announced the birth of two capybaras and need YOUR help naming the new arrivals!
Capybara babies born in Belfast Zoo
27 Apr 2018
We recently announced the birth of a giant anteater baby and keepers are now saying ‘hola’ to even more new arrivals as two capybara have been born.
Giant Anteater baby born in November at Belfast Zoo.
19 Apr 2018
We are celebrating the arrival of a giant anteater baby!
Girl pets our bearded dragon
18 Apr 2018
On 28 April 2018, Belfast’s Lord Mayor, Nuala McAllister, will host a free family-fun day to celebrate her year in office and our amazing city.
Rodrigues fruit bats
17 Apr 2018
This international bat appreciation day we are celebrating the recent arrival of nine critically endangered Rodrigues fruit bats from Chester Zoo.
Sasha at the Tropical Ravine
13 Apr 2018
A slippery customer, our very own Sasha the royal python, made a special guest appearance.
Linda and the lion cub
06 Apr 2018
From hand-rearing a lion cub to a career spanning 30 years at Belfast Zoo.
Monkey Madness
30 Mar 2018
We are excited to announce that renovations are now complete on our new marmoset and tamarin complex.
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Wildlife Wonderland...

Date: 14 Dec 2019 - 15 Dec 2019

Hop on your sleigh and visit us this Christmas for a unique festive experience!...