Month: August 2022

A dinosaur mascot at Marwell Zoo

We’re giving our BRICKOSAURS! a fun-filled send-off!

August 26, 2022

If 60+ spectacular toy-brick dinosaurs weren’t enough… on 3 and 4 September, our BRICKOSAURS! Evolution send-off celebration will see even more prehistoric fun around the zoo! Join us as we […]

A sitatunga calf hiding amongst the thistles at Marwell Zoo

Ears our latest addition!

August 25, 2022

Banana-shaped hoofs, big floppy ears, fluffy coats, and doe eyes make our latest new arrival a very cute one. Affectionately named ‘Thistle’ by keepers, the sex of the new sitatunga […]

a stock photo of a soprano pistrelle bat

The elusive creatures of the night living at Marwell…

August 24, 2022

The UK is home to 17 breeding species of wild bat. The most abundant species, the common pipistrelle, can weigh just 5 grams! Despite their tiny stature, UK bats are […]

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of one of our giraffes.

August 16, 2022

Update: We are deeply saddened and shocked by the death of Irsula, one of our giraffes. After she collapsed suddenly, our teams were extremely quick to react and attend to […]

A baby red river hog at Marwell Zoo

Hello, hoglets!

August 12, 2022

We’re celebrating the arrival of our first ever red river hoglets, born at Marwell on Sunday 7 August. Watch them explore in our video below! The twins were born to […]

A Hampshire Police drone on the grass in front of Marwell Hall at Marwell Zoo

A bird’s eye view at the zoo!

August 9, 2022

We recently welcomed Hampshire Constabulary’s Country Watch Unit to conduct drone training exercises with our animal teams. During the training, which was based around an ‘animal escape’ scenario, drones with […]