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!

Save Our Seagrass

World Seagrass Day: Calls to act now to protect Tor Bay’s threatened vital underwater rainforest

25th February 2021 by Wild Planet Trust

Experts are calling for the local community and boat users to take action to protect Tor Bay’s seagrass and the species, such as long-snouted seahorse, that live within it. On World Seagrass Day (1st March 2021) Wild Planet Trust, a leading South West conservation charity, wants to focus attention on the importance of Tor Bay’s […]

Goeldi’s monkey born at the zoo

11th February 2021 by Paignton Zoo

Our lockdown arrival is certainly very small and very cute!

Paignton Zoo is bringing the zoo to you

8th February 2021 by Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo has been overjoyed with the level of response they have received from their online lessons designed to aid teachers and parents with home schooling.

Newquay Zoo’s baby tapir Shaun celebrates Giving Tuesday by painting

23rd November 2020 by Newquay Zoo

Tuesday 1st December is ‘Giving Tuesday’.

Paignton Zoo’s gorillas are helping to celebrate Giving Tuesday by painting!

19th November 2020 by Paignton Zoo

Tuesday 1st December 2020 is ‘Giving Tuesday’.

Oriental stork

Stunning storks on show

27th October 2020 by Wild Planet Trust

A very special pair of birds have moved home at Paignton Zoo and can now be spotted by guests. Paignton Zoo is home to the UK’s only pair of oriental white storks (Ciconia boyciana), which are now on-show in the large aviary opposite the entrance to the spider monkey and red panda exhibits. This species […]

Newquay Zoo’s fundraising campaign receives a HUGE boost

27th October 2020 by Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo’s fundraising campaign has been given a huge boost, thanks to the 1st Newquay Beavers…

Paignton and Newquay Zoos to re-open

23rd June 2020 by Pippa Craddock

Wild Planet Trust is delighted to announce that we will re-open its zoos doors to guests shortly. Newquay Zoo will re-open on Monday 29th June and Paignton on Monday 6th July. We have been working hard over the last few weeks to ensure that the zoos are safe places to visit. Things will be a […]

Homes found for Living Coasts’ animals

19th June 2020 by Pippa Craddock

Following the announcement on Monday that Living Coasts in Torquay, Devon will not be re-opening as a visitor attraction following its closure during the current global coronavirus pandemic, Wild Planet Trust is pleased to announce that it has already found homes for its animals. Living Coasts is part of a world-wide network of zoos and […]

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