Month: March 2020

The latest on Wallaby Walkthrough…

March 19, 2020

Over the last few weeks, the Marwell team has been working incredibly hard to revamp our wallaby walkthrough. After removing boulders, clearing the original fencing and relocating the wallaby houses, […]

Updates to our 2021 calendar competition

March 16, 2020

This year, we are once again looking for 12 striking images that capture our beautiful residents to be displayed in our 2021 Marwell calendar. However, due to the current situation […]

Remnant Asian elephant populations at risk in China

March 15, 2020

The Asian elephant is at risk of extinction due to anthropogenic pressures, and remaining populations are often small and fragmented remnants, occupying a fraction of the species’ former range. The […]

Easter eggs!

March 15, 2020

Our pair of Sclater’s crowned pigeons have been taking turns to keep their new egg warm.  Earlier this year, we welcomed a female Sclater’s crowned pigeon to Tropical House. Maria arrived at […]

We’re bringing the zoo to you!

March 15, 2020

Although the zoo is temporarily closed, our animals can keep you company from the comfort of your own home!  We have a number of live webcams on our website, so […]

FREE educational resources

March 15, 2020

Now that schools have closed for many, did you know that we offer free downloadable education resources and activity sheets? All our printable support materials are linked to the national curriculum […]

Coronavirus shutdown: Marwell Zoo’s animals need your help…

March 15, 2020

We have launched a fundraising campaign to help cover animal costs during the coronavirus shutdown. We are currently closed to guests however it is business as usual for our dedicated […]

World Wildlife Day

March 14, 2020

We celebrated World Wildlife Day on 3 March by highlighting our conservation charity’s remarkable work with addax in Tunisia. The primary threat faced by addax is unsustainable hunting for their […]

Our animal of the month

March 1, 2020

This month we are celebrating our fantastic flamboyance of flamingos!  Greater flamingos occur over a large area, including west Africa, north Africa, the Mediterranean, the Middle East and southern and […]