Events 2021

23rd December 2020 by Newquay Zoo

Please keep an eye out on our social media channels and events webpage for the 2021 events calendar.

New tigers due to arrive at Paignton Zoo

14th December 2020 by bwm

Following the sad deaths of zoo favourites, Sumatran tigers Shakira and Fabi, and Lucu’s move to Edinburgh Zoo, Paignton Zoo is delighted to announce the imminent arrival of two new female tigers from Ree Park Safari in Denmark. Sisters Padme and Carrie, who are expected to arrive at Paignton Zoo later this week, are just […]

15 of the Largest Animals of Their Kind on the Planet

4th December 2020 by bwm

The largest living animal on our planet today is the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus). These giants can measure upwards of 30 metres long, that’s longer than a London bus – and can weigh up to 190 tons. A true leviathan by every standard. But what other large animals are there? What is the world’s largest […]

Endangered macaque born at Paignton Zoo

3rd December 2020 by bwm

A Sulawesi crested black macaque was born at Paignton Zoo on 19th November, while the zoo was closed as a result of the second national lockdown, to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The macaque has been sexed as male and has not yet been named. His parents are experienced mum Anneke and dad Hickory, […]

Snowman trail

2nd December 2020 by Newquay Zoo

Take part in our Snowman trail this Christmas!

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