Two-week January closure

23rd December 2021 by bwm

Paignton Zoo will be closed to visitors on the 6th and 7th January 2022 and again from Monday 10th until Friday 21st January 2022. We have a number of essential maintenance projects that need attention at both of our zoos, and we have decided that the quickest and safest way for us to get this […]

Second zebra foal for Paignton Zoo

21st December 2021 by bwm

Paignton Zoo are excited to announce that a female zebra foal was born on Thursday 18th November, making this the second foal born this year at the zoo. Eight-year-old mum Leila and 5-year-old dad Jabali both arrived at Paignton Zoo in 2019: Leila from the Czech Repulic and Jabali from Blackpool Zoo. Jabali fathered Paignton […]

Newquay Kickstarters help with animal food prep

Newquay Zoo gives new keepers a kick-start

16th December 2021 by Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo is providing four young people with an amazing opportunity to kick-start their careers in zookeeping. As part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, Newquay Zoo has taken on four general assistants in the keeper team, giving them a full introduction into the world of animal management. The assistants are working with our keeper team, […]

Newquay Zoo storm damage update

2nd December 2021 by Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo has been closed to visitors since last weekend following extensive damage from Storm Arwen. We would like to thank all those who have enquired to see if we are okay, and would like to reassure all of our supporters that we have made the necessary repairs and intend to open as normal on […]

Paignton Zoo’s sustainable stars

2nd December 2021 by bwm

In support of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) which Glasgow hosted last month, Paignton Zoo launched a campaign for its staff to become ‘Sustainable Stars.’ The campaign encouraged all of their staff, teams, departments and volunteers to think about how they can reduce their carbon footprint and take action.  Paignton Zoo […]

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