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A completely new type of shopping experience comes to Norfolk

Tuesday 9th May 2017

The Zoological Society of East Anglia has opened a brand new shop just outside of Banham Zoo that is completely different and the first of its kind in the UK. ‘Colour me Wild’ not only offers adult and child clothing and babywear featuring everyone’s favourite wild animals, but also two brand new ranges, unlike any […]

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Arrival of female sloth gives zoo hope for baby sloth in the future

Thursday 13th April 2017

Staff and visitors are keeping their fingers crossed that love might be in the air following the recent arrival of a female Linne’s two-toed sloth. The zoos’ male sloth, ‘Santos’, arrived a little under a year ago having been born in a zoo on the Isle of Wight and since his arrival, the zoo, in […]

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World’s smallest species of primate bred at Banham Zoo

Monday 10th April 2017

As new births go, you could almost be forgiven for missing this one, keepers at Banham Zoo have recently reported the birth of a white-bellied pygmy marmoset, with their latest new offspring tipping the scales and an estimated weight of 15 grams! W So why so small, well the diminutive pygmy marmoset is the world’s […]

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Baby meerkats put in an appearance

Tuesday 28th March 2017

Zoo keepers are putting their thinking caps on to come up with names for a litter of four baby meerkats that were born at the zoo earlier this year. The four siblings were born in January and spent much of their early days hidden from the zoo’s guests in one of the nest boxes provided […]

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Coppery Titi Monkey Born At Banham Zoo

Thursday 16th March 2017

Banham Zoo is celebrating the recent birth of a coppery titi monkey, the third birth in as many years. The infant is so tiny that, to all but the most observant of visitors, he/she can remain almost hidden from view. Baby red titi monkeys cling to their parent’s backs and as the parents have fairly […]

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Make Valentine’s Day a Rrrrroaring success this February!

Monday 6th February 2017

Fancy wooing your loved one with a walk on the wild side at Banham Zoo this Valentines? Why not indulge in one of our fabulous Big Cat Experiences and treat the special person in your life at the same time. Book one of our fantastic Big Cat Experiences for two people and get it for […]

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How do you accurately count over 3000 animals?

Thursday 29th December 2016

This is the rather daunting task that Banham Zoo keepers face at the end of 2016. Yes, it’s that time of year where our zoo keepers and animal records keeper are preparing to count the many species within their care.   Keepers aren’t just expected to clean out, feed and provide enrichment for a wide […]

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Baby red panda born at Banham Zoo

Wednesday 26th October 2016

Apparently the best things come to those that wait and keepers at Banham Zoo have certainly had to wait for their latest new baby, a red panda, to put in an appearance. The infant was born in July but as is normal for the species, the young spend their first three months of life safe […]

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Endangered Grevy’s zebra foal born at Banham

Wednesday 12th October 2016

Emulating their success in 2015, keepers at Banham are celebrating the birth of another Grevy’s zebra foal, one of the world’s most endangered species of equid. Last year staff at the zoo were delighted when two foals were born in July and were thrilled to discover earlier this year that one of the mares had […]

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Enjoy Good Food and Great Conservation

Wednesday 7th September 2016

As the summer departs and the freeze begins, many of us want to get together with friends before the big pre-Christmas hibernation sets in. Now the Zoological Society of East Anglia (known as ZSEA and said “ZEE”) has created an event called The “ZSEA dinner party weekend” that will encourage people from across Norfolk to […]

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Animal Trainer to raise funds for Vulture Conservation

Thursday 1st September 2016

Tomorrow afternoon, Peter McLaren, an Animal Trainer & Presenter at Banham Zoo, will commence his 48 hour ‘sleepover’ in an aviary full of vultures,. This might not be everyone’s idea of how to spend their weekend but it is for Peter as he attempts to raise awareness and much needed funds for vulture conservation. Peter […]

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Animal Trainer to raise funds for Vulture Conservation

Tuesday 16th August 2016

Spending 48 hours in an aviary full of vultures might not be everyone’s idea of how to spend their weekend but it is for Peter McLaren, an Animal Trainer & Presenter at Banham Zoo, as he attempts to raise awareness and much needed funds for vulture conservation. Peter has worked at Banham Zoo for almost […]

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New arrivals at Banham Zoo

Thursday 11th August 2016

Visitors to Banham Zoo are in for a real treat this summer after the zoo announced the arrival of two new species never seen before in Norfolk’s premier zoo. First to arrive was a male Linne’s two-toed sloth, who took up residence in May in the zoo’s sub-tropical house, Eureka, where the zoo has equipped […]

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Golden Lion Tamarins Carry the Olympic Torch in Rio

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

On its way to the city of Rio to open the Olympic Games, the Olympic flame is now travelling through coastal Rio de Janeiro state, the region containing the last remaining fragments of Golden Lion Tamarin (GLT) habitat!  Tuesday, August 2 at 11:30AM Rio time Andreia Martins, Associação Mico-Leão-Dourado biologist, carried the Olympic Torch in […]

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Banham Zoo hold Pokémon Go ‘Lure Event’

Monday 25th July 2016

BANHAM ZOO HOLD POKEMON GO ‘LURE EVENT’ TO KICK OFF SUMMER On Saturday 30th July Banham Zoo are delighted to announce the launch of a ‘Pokémon Go Lure Event’ which is believed to be one of the first, at any tourist attraction in East Anglia. The zoo is welcoming Pokemon Go players as they set […]

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New Arrival at Banham Zoo

Friday 1st July 2016

The Heavy Horse team at Banham Zoo are absolutely delighted with the birth of a Suffolk Punch filly foal, the 15th foal to be successfully born at Banham Zoo since 1991. The new foal named ‘Bazoo Charity’ in honour of the Zoological Society of East Anglia (ZSEA) the charitable trust, under whose auspices both Banham […]

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“ZOO – DO” Banham Zoos Annual Charity Evening Event in support of the Zoological Society of East Anglia

Thursday 23rd June 2016

On Saturday 25th June come and spend a unique and enjoyable evening at Banham Zoo and help us fund-raise for ‘Project Sealion’ a fabulous new marine environment for Californian Sealions at Banham Zoo. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the magical atmosphere of the park during the evening hours and see our spectacular wildlife.  […]

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BIAZA award for Banham Zoo’s ‘Penguin Cove’

Tuesday 21st June 2016

Banham Zoo has been recognised for their work in Exhibit Design at the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) 50th Anniversary awards ceremony. BIAZA turns 50 this year and representatives from its membership came together to celebrate the past and consider future challenges at a major conference held at Marwell Wildlife, Hampshire, […]

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Long Stratton Gym raising money for locally based wildlife conservation charity ZSEA

Wednesday 4th May 2016

Local Gym JW CORE is hosting a weightlifting challenge to raise funds for the Zoological Society of East Anglia, the International Animal Conservation charity that also runs Banham Zoo and Africa Alive! Over the course of a week the gym hopes that its members will lift a total of 150,000kg in weight- the weight of […]

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New baby camel puts in an appearance at Banham

Tuesday 29th March 2016

Zookeepers at Banham Zoo came into work on Wednesday 16th March to a welcome, if not slightly unexpected, surprise when one of their camels gave birth for the first time. Lucy, one of the zoos three domestic Bactrian camels, proceeded to go into labour in the early hours of the morning of Wednesday 16th March […]

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Show your support for unloved saola this Valentine’s day!

Monday 8th February 2016

Just a quick minute of your time, please vote here [http://www.arkive.org/vote-valentines2016] (hint: alphabetical order!) for saola to raise awareness of this elusive, distinctive and critically endangered animal. And ask your friends and family to share the love for saola this Valentine’s Day. Arkive.org (a website resource with photos, films and facts about endangered species), approached […]

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Trek to the top of Kilimanjaro for local East Anglia Charity

Monday 11th January 2016

Local Charity, the Zoological Society of East Anglia (ZSEA) who’s projects include Banham Zoo and Africa Alive!, are looking for members of the public to join them on a trek to the top of Kilimanjaro. This will be to raise funds for their work helping to conserve some of the world’s most endangered species. They […]

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Stand up and be counted!

Tuesday 5th January 2016

Zoo keepers are put to the test at this time every year as they have to get their counting brains in gear in readiness for the annual inventory. While most people are recovering from the New Year’s Eve festivities, the staff at Banham Zoo and Africa Alive! will be beginning to accurately count every animal […]

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Penguin colony give new enclosure a vote of approval

Monday 12th October 2015

Only months after Banham Zoo’s entire group of penguins were relocated into their new home. The colony has already increased in number with the hatching of two chicks and the potential for several more in the near future. The zoos’ 19 strong colony of penguins were moved from their old enclosure at the end of […]

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Four Baby Meerkats Venture Outside At Last

Friday 28th August 2015

Not one, not two or even three, but four baby meerkats have finally taken centre stage at Banham Zoo. The four siblings were born in July and spent much of their early days hidden from the zoo’s guests in one of the nest boxes provided by their keepers. However, now that the pups are over […]

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Flamingos Get A Helping Hand From Their Keepers

Monday 10th August 2015

Keepers at Banham Zoo have devised a very clever way to ensure that as many eggs as possible are hatched from their flock of Chilean flamingos this year. As the breeding season commences, the zoo’s flamingos make nests in the muddy substrate of the enclosure, competing for the best spots for their nests. To ensure […]

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