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Ongoing updates and improvements

Paignton Zoo opens new play area for SEN families

Paignton Zoo has announced the reopening of its new and improved Hangout play area. Competition winners were given the first chance to play in the new Hangout The new Hangout, which was designed by local company Touchwood Play, combines elements…

New Socorro dove chick at Paignton Zoo

‘Extinct’ dove takes flight at Paignton Zoo

The Socorro dove is extinct in the wild. However, Paignton Zoo in Devon is not only home to these rare birds, but keepers are proud to announce that a new Socorro dove chick has hatched and is now fully fledged.…

Important update from Paignton Zoo

“We are very sad to announce the death of Sita, our 33-year-old black rhinoceros, earlier today. “Sita had been unwell for some time and since Saturday has been receiving round-the-clock veterinary care as ongoing health issues were no longer responding…

New Year, new baby for Paignton Zoo

New Year, new baby for Paignton Zoo

On New Year’s Day, the keeper team at Paignton Zoo were delighted to welcome an adorable new arrival. The birth of a Kirk’s dik-dik, a tiny antelope species native to the shrublands and savannahs of northeast Africa, is the fourth…