Please note that we have been informed that there will be essential maintenance to the payment portal for payments being taken via our website. This is taking place on Wednesday 20 February 2019 between 4:45am and 7:00am. We advise guests who wish to purchase annual passes or tickets to do so outside these times. On behalf of our payment provider, we apologise for any inconvenience.


The Roadtrain at the zoo has, regretfully, broken down. As a result there will be no service around the zoo for the remainder of the school half term holiday as a minimum. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

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Adult £15.95 £14.50
Children (3-15 Years) £11.95 £10.85
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £13.95 £12.65
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Child / Adult / Carer £7.95 £7.20

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Ring-tailed Lemur

Lemur catta

Ring-tailed lemurs, like all lemurs, are prosimians, which means they are closely related to monkeys and other primates.



Size: Head-body length – 38 - 46cm, Tail length – 56 - 62cm
Weight: 2.3 - 3.5kg



Ring-tailed lemurs are found in the relatively dry forests of southern Madagascar.



Ring-tailed lemurs are mainly vegetarian, preferring fruit but also eating leaves and flowers.



Ring-tailed lemurs are pregnant for around 4 ½ months and although a single infant is most common, twins often occur.



The ring-tailed lemur is threatened in the wild by deforestation due to charcoal production and burning for pasture. It is also hunted for food and the illegal pet trade. Ring-tailed lemurs are part of a successful European Studbook Breeding Programme and the 50th successful birth occurred here in 2010.

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