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Published 24.03.2017 Unexpected surprise for mother at Zoo

A new mother from Bristol is celebrating Mother’s Day after almost giving birth to her daughter at Bristol Zoo.

Published 08.03.2017 Bristol Zoological Society celebrates International Women’s Day

As the world marks International Women’s Day, Bristol Zoological Society celebrates the achievements of some of its key members of staff.

Published 03.03.2017 Zoo’s mini hippo is a handful

One of Bristol Zoo’s most endangered youngsters has reached six-months-old and weighs around the same as 300 blueberry muffins.

Published 01.03.2017 Schoolboy sells cakes to save snails

A five-year-old pupil from Air Balloon Hill Primary School, in St George, has raised money to help safeguard four endangered species of snail housed at Bristol Zoo Gardens.

Published 24.02.2017 Volunteer alongside Jock the gorilla, Leo the lemur and Hugo the pygmy hippo

Unique opportunities are up for grabs at Bristol Zoo this year, offering the chance to volunteer with lemurs, gorillas, butterflies and pygmy hippos.

Published 17.02.2017 Bristol Zoological Society helps release new guidance to predict penguin rehabilitation success

A first-of-its-kind model, which provides guidance on the survival likelihood of abandoned penguin chicks in southern Africa, has been developed by researchers from Bristol Zoological Society, the Universities of Bristol, Exeter and Cape Town and The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB).


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