Although Easter was very different this year for everyone at Colchester Zoo. On Saturday 11th April their Animal Care Team were delighted to see that Ruth the Tamandua had given birth to a healthy baby.   The young Tamandua is yet to be sexed but is growing healthy and strong with Ruth proving to be…

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In these unprecedented times life at Colchester Zoo is strange and quiet without visitors. However, nature and life continues despite the feeling of it being on pause.   On the morning of Wednesday 15th April, the Animal Care Team were delighted to see that female Cheetah Sia had successfully given birth to not 1, not…

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Police officers investigating a burglary at Colchester Zoo earlier this year are releasing CCTV images of three men they want to speak to.   The admissions office was broken into at around 2.30am on 31 January and a safe containing a four-figure sum of cash was taken while damage worth a five-figure sum was caused.…

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Following the countdown to Christmas the team at Colchester Zoo have been counting up its residents as they undertake the task of their yearly stock take.   Now the task of counting the animals may seem an easy one but every mammal, bird, fish and reptile has to be counted! For their elephant care team,…

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Tiger Clubs Born on the 14th June are now 8 weeks old and are very healthy and strong reports Colchester Zoo.   Staff at the Zoo are pleased to also announce that the tiger cubs have now been named! Visitors were asked to help them decide on the cub’s names; keepers chose their favourite names…

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Colchester Zoo have today announced that their Amur tigers have successfully bred and 3 healthy cubs were born on the 14th June 2019.     The Tiger keepers had been preparing for the birth since successful mating’s between Taiga and Igor earlier in the year and had a specially prepared den set up with bedding…

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