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Paignton Zoo welcomes three little pigs

Paignton Zoo welcomes three little pigs

They may not build houses out of straw, sticks or bricks, but Paignton Zoo’s three little piglets will certainly melt your heart. The trio of red river hogs were born at Paignton Zoo on Monday 17th July to four-year-old mother…

Kids go free this summer at Paignton Zoo

Wild Planet Trust, the charitable organisation behind both Paignton Zoo and Newquay Zoo, has announced that it will be offering free admission for children across both of its zoos this summer. This special offer is part of several activities to…

Paignton Zoo’s new arrival is worth the wait!

Staff at Paignton Zoo are ‘hanging out’ with a much-anticipated new arrival – a sloth called Mo. The new arrival, a 3-year-old Linne’s two toed sloth, was born at Antwerp Zoo in Belgium before moving to Edinburgh Zoo in December…

Paignton Zoo’s 100th birthday party a roaring success

Paignton Zoo turned 100 years old on 1st July 2023 and they celebrated in style with a two-day birthday bash enjoyed by over 5,000 people. The festivities included live music, entertainment and an array of activities featuring music workshops from…

New Paignton Zoo Monopoly has a hidden meaning

Paignton Zoo have just launched their own version of Monopoly: a fresh take on the classic board game to mark the zoo’s 100th birthday. But this isn’t just any version of Monopoly; Paignton Zoo have hidden a special meaning in…

Paignton Zoo is throwing its biggest party ever

Paignton Zoo have announced their biggest ever event – a two-day party to celebrate the zoo’s 100th birthday. Taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July, Paignton Zoo’s Big Birthday ZOOnanza promises to be jam-packed with live music, activities,…

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into the National Forest

Earlier this week, Paignton Zoo teamed up with wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and other partners to release 38 hazel dormice into a woodland at National Trust’s Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, in an attempt to save this endangered…