Month: October 2021

Marwell staff pose with refuse truck with zoo poo decals

Our world-first initiative harnesses the power of zoo poo!

October 28, 2021

Marwell Zoo has become the first of its kind to generate renewable energy using animal waste. Zoo poo from endangered species such as Grevy’s zebra, Scimitar-horned oryx, and African wild […]

Solar panels at Marwell Zoo

4 ways to lower your carbon footprint

October 28, 2021

With Winchester Green Week well underway, you might be thinking about how to reduce your carbon footprint. We share four ways to do just that! 1. Heating your home At […]


Marwell Zoo visitors treated to the birth of a rare Grevy’s zebra foal

October 6, 2021

Guests were treated to the sight of a rare zebra foal being born. The endangered Grevy’s zebra gave birth to a healthy foal at our Wild Explorers paddock opposite the […]


Animal news at the zoo!

October 1, 2021

Welcome, Inti Earlier this month we welcomed a male lowland tapir to Marwell! Three-year-old ‘Inti’ arrived from Chester Zoo and is settling in well alongside our female lowland tapir, Quito. […]

Frank Mead presentation

Your support has been incredible

October 1, 2021

To everyone who has donated, fundraised, become a member or an adopter, sent us messages of support and visited us, we can’t thank you enough for your kindness during these […]