Latest Zoo News

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).

Published 17.02.2017 Bristol Zoo's infant red panda passes first health check

Bristol Zoo’s seven-month-old red panda, Mali, has passed her first health check with flying colours.

Published 17.02.2017 Climb the peaks to protect endangered animals

Companies and individuals in the south west are being invited to join staff from Bristol Zoological Society to take on the National Three Peaks.

Published 10.02.2017 Happy 1st birthday little lowland

Afia, Bristol Zoo’s little Western lowland gorilla, has celebrated her first birthday with vegetable cake, presents, roses and bunting.


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