Community, Heritage

Chester Zoo reveals big plans for 2019

A Madagascan adventure, Asiatic lions, extinct predators and a whole lot of Lego!  Conservationists at Chester Zoo have announced major

Community, Heritage

Visitor numbers to Chester Zoo hit record high

A record 1.97m people visited Chester Zoo in 2018, new figures released by the zoo reveal. Already the UK’s most

Community, Heritage

Soccoro dove chicks, extinct in the wild, hatch at Chester Zoo

Two chicks belonging to a species that was declared extinct in the wild almost fifty years ago have hatched at

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In Pictures: the Chester Zoo animals safe after Monsoon Forest fire

Conservationists at Chester Zoo have released images of the animals safely settled in new habitats, after they were rescued from

Community, Local News

Chester Zoo update – 16/12/18

Chester Zoo has released a statement following yesterday’s fire. The zoo confirmed this morning (16/12/18) that while staff were able

Community, Local News

Chester Zoo statement – 15/12/18

Chester Zoo staff has issued a statement following the fire earlier today which took hold inside its Monsoon Forest habitat.

Community, Local News

Fire at Chester Zoo

Image credit: David Wearing   A fire has broken out at Chester Zoo, prompting the evacuation of visitors as staff

Lifestyle, Media & Showbiz

Why the Iceland Christmas advert won’t be on tv

Iceland’s Christmas campaign will not be aired on tv as it’s been deemed to potentially breach political advertising rules. The

Community, Heritage

World’s largest forest antelope discovered by Chester Zoo scientists in Uganda

Scientists from Chester Zoo have discovered the world’s largest forest antelope in Uganda for the first time. The lowland bongo

Community, Heritage

Chester Zoo reveals first look at The Lanterns 2018

Chester Zoo has released the first detailed plans for its 2018 instalment of The Lanterns.  Visitors to the zoo’s family