Month: February 2023

Marwell Wildlife Chief Executive JAmes Cretney selfie with Marwell team

An update from James, our Chief Executive

February 28, 2023

I am taking the opportunity to pen an introduction. There is so much to say, and I think as valued Marwell supporters and annual pass holders, I want to start updating […]

Farewell Mei Mei – We’ll miss you

February 27, 2023

It is with great sadness that we had to euthanase our female red panda Mei Mei on Monday 27 February following a period of illness. Mei Mei, who was nine […]

White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium Simum Marwell Zoo Jason Brown Rhino In Front Of Hall

Important Guest Update

February 16, 2023

Issued 17/02/23 at 09:00 We are delighted that our mains water supply has been restored! We’ll be adding additional ticket availability for today and would also like to thank our […]

Annual animal audit

February 13, 2023

We dusted off the clipboards, dug out the click counters and sharpened up our pencils ahead of Marwell’s annual animal audit this month. The huge job of counting every species […]

Zoo Photographer Credit Paul Collins Little Girl At Outside Giraffe Enclosure

10 ways to upgrade your visit!

February 9, 2023

It’s that time again and come rain or shine we can’t wait to welcome you to Marwell zoo. Here’s our top tips for an action-packed visit guaranteed to blow away […]

Linnes Two Toed Sloth Choloepus Didactylus Marwell Zoo Lara Jackson Santos Hanging

Guess who’s back…

February 9, 2023

Fans of our resident Linné’s two-toed sloth, Santos, will be thrilled to learn that our Energy For Life: Tropical House is reopening to guests on Saturday! As well as Santos, […]


2022: Awards round-up

February 6, 2023

We were delighted to have been nominated for, and received, several awards in 2022. These awards are a testament to the hard work of our teams here at Marwell. Queen’s […]

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Top Tips for a Family Day Out at the Zoo!

February 6, 2023

There are few better family days out than a trip to the zoo. Perfect for children and adults, you’ll see your favourite animals, learn more about the natural world, go […]

A close up of a mountain bongo calf's head and large ears

Meet our floppy-eared new arrival!

February 3, 2023

Meet our floppy-eared new arrival, a Critically Endangered mountain bongo, born to parents Canela and Ituri on Monday (30 January). The bongo calf is said to be doing well, with […]

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10 reasons to book a midweek visit to Marwell

February 1, 2023

Have you ever visited Marwell on a weekday? Home to hundreds of endangered and exotic species in 140 acres of beautiful parkland – there’s plenty for the whole family to […]