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Newquay Zoo to host the 8th UK and Ireland Regional Environment Enrichment Conference

5th July 2022 by Varshana Trudgian

Newquay Zoo in Cornwall will be the location for the 8th UK and Ireland Regional Environment Enrichment Conference (REEC 2022), which will take place from Sunday, 11 September to Wednesday, 14 September. The conference will provide animal carers from across the UK and Ireland to meet and discuss environmental enrichments for a range of different […]

Meet the Team: Women in Science Edition – Dr Kirsten Pullen

11th February 2022 by Dani Parsons

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day founded by the United Nations to help achieve full and equal access and participation in science for women and girls. To celebrate today, we’ve sat down with our Chief Science Officer, Dr Kirsten Pullen, to have a conversation about her career so far […]

Meet the Team: Women in Science Edition – Dr Kathy Baker

8th February 2022 by Dani Parsons

This week, we’re celebrating women in science ahead of International Day of Girls and Women in Science on Friday, 11 February. Today’s woman in science is Research Coordinator, Dr Kathy Baker. What is your role at Wild Planet Trust? I am the Research Coordinator, based at Newquay Zoo. My main role includes teaching on degree courses […]

Meet the Team: Women in Science Edition – Dr Holly Farmer

7th February 2022 by Dani Parsons

This week, we’re celebrating women in science ahead of International Day of Girls and Women in Science on Friday 11 February. International Day of Women and Girls in Science is a day created by the United Nations to help achieve full and equal access and participation in science for women and girls. We have lots […]

New developments at our zoos

17th November 2021 by Dani Parsons

The health and welfare of our animals is always our top priority and as part of our commitment to providing the best possible care for the animals that we look after, we are planning some exciting new developments at our zoos. These plans include relocating three African lions from Newquay Zoo to Paignton Zoo in […]

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COP26: In conclusion

15th November 2021 by Dani Parsons

The gavel has come down, and COP26 has now concluded. The ink has dried on the Glasgow Climate Pact with a final text that moves forwards on some issues but stalls over others. While there have been major announcements over the past two weeks, there are many who would say that there have not been […]

Love Your Zoo Week

28th May 2021 by Newquay Zoo

This week is BIAZA’s Love Your Zoo Week!

Meet Newquay Zoo’s latest arrivals!

24th March 2021 by Newquay Zoo

Whilst the zoo has remained closed due to the third national lockdown, we have welcomed some new arrivals!

Bidding a firm farewell to the cold snap

19th February 2021 by Newquay Zoo

The recent cold snap has caused a lot of disruption across the UK. But the hard work doesn’t stop for our keepers…

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.

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