Month: November 2017

Time to say goodbye to our youngest Pygmy Hippo… 

November 24, 2017

Our pygmy hippo calf Norbert has celebrated his first birthday this month, and will be leaving the collection on Thursday 23 November. November will be a bittersweet month for fans of […]

State-of-the-art Tropical House unveiled

November 22, 2017

A unique £8m Tropical House is our largest and most ambitious project to date. Under its spectacular state-of-the-art curved roof, crafted with cutting-edge technology, a rainforest and a living laboratory […]

We’re part of an international zoo conservation project

November 22, 2017

…Releasing hundreds of endangered tree snails back to their native island of Tahiti Hundreds of endangered tree snails were sent back to their native island of Tahiti as part of an […]

We’ve released Britain’s rarest lizard back into the wild

November 22, 2017

As part of efforts to restore Britain’s biodiversity, our conservation team have released 80 juvenile sand lizards onto Eelmoor Marsh. Marwell Zoo Releases Britain’s Rarest Lizard Back into the Wild As […]

A warm welcome to our new addax calf

November 22, 2017

Addax are critically endangered with fewer than 100 animals thought to be left in the wild. Tamarisk, an addax calf, was born at the zoo to mother Blossom and father […]

Our biggest ever development – Tropical House

November 22, 2017

With just five months to go before the opening of Marwell’s biggest ever project, the £7.8million Tropical House is going from strength to strength, as work on the impressive building […]

We have released Britain’s rarest lizard back into the wild

November 15, 2017

Our conservation team released the final 80 juvenile sand lizards, one the UK’s rarest reptiles, onto Eelmoor Marsh Site of Special Scientific Interest, near Farnborough, in the last phase of a […]

No one should be ‘board’ this Christmas! 

November 1, 2017

We are delighted to have been chosen to feature on a special edition monopoly game for Winchester. Marwell Zoo earns a place on the official Winchester Monopoly board! We are […]