Month: March 2021

New arrival

We’ve welcomed a rare new arrival!

March 23, 2021

We’re celebrating the birth of a threatened antelope declared extinct in the wild. Keepers say the one-month-old scimitar-horned oryx calf named Freya born to Christina and Tenzi is thriving and enjoying running […]


Welcome to Marwell, Santos the sloth!

March 23, 2021

Our new Linné’s two-toed sloth has arrived at Marwell Santos arrived from Banham Zoo in February and recently took his first steps into his enclosure at Energy for Life: Tropical […]

Pygmy Marmoset Cebuella Pygmaea Marwell Zoo 5

We’re calling on the UK government for an urgent review of the Zoo Animal Fund

March 10, 2021

£93m of the £100m remains unspent while zoos across the country are struggling with the pressures of lockdown. The Rt Hon George Eustice, MP, Secretary of State for the Environment […]

March’s Animal of the Month

March 1, 2021

March’s Animal of the Month is the wonderful red panda! We are proud to be home to two red pandas at Marwell: Peter and Mei Mei. This species is sadly endangered and […]